Sally Acebo has been named a 2020 Texas Medical Association Bayardo Scholar, receiving a $10,000 scholarship to attend medical school. Acebo, a Katy resident, graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in 2018 with a master’s degree in biomedical sciences, after receiving her undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of St. Thomas in Houston. She will study at Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Huntsville. Ms. Acebo plans to treat children in a rural area of Texas as a pediatrician. Her scholarship is provided by the TMAF Bayardo Minority Scholarship Fund; the TMAF Patrick Y. Leung, MD, Endowment; and Dr. Patrick and Mrs. Nancy Leung of Midland.community members, including Crossbridge Christian Church.
COURTESY: TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION