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August 4, 2006 – More than 700 people were recently serenaded by Miss Texas at Collin County Community College District (Collin) Foundation’s annual scholarship award ceremony. Miss Texas, Shilah Phillips, a former college scholarship recipient was among many outstanding Collin students to mount the stage including Chang Young Jang, who recently won first place in a national mathematics competition, and Eddy Trejo, national League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Man of the Year. More than 250 Collin students were awarded scholarships at the event. According to Paula Roman, Collin Foundation executive director, more than fifty percent of students coming to the college request financial assistance.