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Longhorn Scholar wins Mike Wacker award

After a serious car accident put her in the hospital, June Abbey chose to return and continue her education at the University of Texas at Austin. The Texas Parents recently honored her ongoing perseverance and determination with the Mike Wacker Award, which recognizes students who exemplify personal sacrifice, dedication, and conviction through the many hardships life can bring.

June entered UT in the fall of 2004 as a Longhorn Scholar. On the way back from Thanksgiving break in 2005, June and three fri