Chip Wilkinson Scholarship Foundation Fund
Trade/Vocational School This scholarship fund is in memory of Chip Wilkinson, an amazing husband, father, son, brother and friend. Chip and his parents founded Spiradrill – a drill rig manufacturing company in 1982. He had the remarkable ability to sense when others were in need and the generous spirit with which he helped them. He truly enjoyed guiding and encouraging others to reach their full potential. The purpose of this scholarship is to help Bastrop ISD, Smithville & LaGrange High School graduating seniors to get started with their future and help them fulfill their goals and dreams. Applicants will need a 3.0 GPA or higher and attend a trade school of their choice in the fall. Applicants must complete certification in welding, fabricating or diesel mechanic. Prioritized consideration for students engaged in extracurricular activities including community involvement/service and volunteering.