Whitehouse High School celebrated four students who received Presidential Fellow scholarships to UT Tyler.

Free tuition, books, room and board is included in the award. All the students scored high ACT or SAT scores and had high GPA.

During lunch the school hosted UT Tyler and recognized each student for their achievement. Their families stood behind them during the presentation.

"Feels amazing, it's been a dream of mine to be able to afford going to college," Scholarship recipient Favour Thomas says. "Every scholarship and every grant I can get will help me afford that dream."

The students will have to maintain a 3.0 GPA to keep their scholarship

To learn more about UT Tyler scholarships please click here.