John Sebastian awarded the first George Sebastian Scholarship at the Company’s 2014 Christmas Party held at The Lumen Hotel in Dallas.
George Sebastian, John’s father, founded Sebastian Construction Group in 1948 but passed away in 1992. The Company wanted to honor George Sebastian and continue his legacy by founding a scholarship fund in his honor.
This year’s recipient of the George Sebastian Scholarship Savannah Lewis, daughter of Sebastian’s long-time Senior Superintendent Greg Lewis. Savannah is an International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidate and is in the top 8% of her senior class (with a 3.68 GPA). She plays cello, is a member of the National Honor Society, and is involved in the Key Club, where she has worked over 1,200 hours in community service. She is President of the Venture Club and served on her high school’s Destination Imagination Team that placed third in state.
Savannah is currently deciding between attending the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University, where she plans to major in geology. We are very proud of Savannah and her accomplishments – we know she will go far!