Burbridge is one of only four students in Houston, Charlotte, N.C., Orlando, Fla. and Atlanta, Ga. to receive the prestigious honor.
The Houston area supplied over half of the applications submitted in the four cities where the scholarships were awarded. There were 15 applicants alone from St. Thomas.
Burbridge has been involved in Spanish Club, Robotics, Business Club and is currently the president of the Pre-Med Club. He was inducted into the National Honor Society on Tuesday, Oct. 1.