20 college students awarded hispanic latino fee of michigan scholarship

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – The Hispanic Latino Fee of Michigan (HLCOM) awarded $20,000 to twenty college students by their Hispanic Latino Fee Scholarship.

Recipients of the scholarship are college students at present enrolled in a Michigan-based highschool, school, college, or different acknowledged greater schooling establishment who plan on using the funds for postsecondary schooling.

“The $1,000 scholarship offers Hispanic and Latino college students with added monetary stability to assist them obtain their schooling and profession desires,” Workplace of World Michigan Director Poppy Hernandez stated. “By this scholarship and our work to make Michigan a welcoming state, we’re dedicated to offering ongoing help that helps empower and have interaction all people to make Michigan a house for alternative.”

Over 80 purposes have been submitted, and picks have been made primarily based on student-submitted essays, grade level averages, letters of advice, and neighborhood service expertise. Every of those college students will obtain $1,000 in scholarship funding to help their academic attainment targets.

“Some of the essential tasks of the Fee is the development of academic and financial alternative for our Latinx communities,” stated HLCOM Fee Chair Jesse Bernal. “We’re so proud to have the ability to award and acknowledge Latinx youth throughout the state of Michigan with scholarship awards to start or proceed their postsecondary schooling. Not solely do all these college students signify our state so effectively, however these awards symbolize our confidence and religion that they’ll proceed to contribute to our neighborhood and state for years to come back.”

Scholarship recipients* from throughout the state are as follows:

  • Joe Galaviz—Lawton, Michigan
  • Andrea Valdes Flores—Zeeland, Michigan
  • Lazaro Salais—Lansing, Michigan
  • Jessica Cortes—Bangor, Michigan
  • Heidi Garay-Estupinian—Mount Nice, Michigan
  • Leah Flores Cabrera—Troy, Michigan
  • Robin Morales—Lansing, Michigan
  • Pablo Tang—St. Claire Shores, Michigan
  • Alexis Robles-Vasquez—Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Deisy Magana—Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Jazmin Cruz Amaya—Bay Metropolis, Michigan
  • Paula Duva Rodriguez—East Lansing, Michigan
  • Damaris Vail Mencho—Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Amina Torres—Dearborn, Michigan
  • Vanessa Pena—Holland, Michigan
  • Gabriella Olivarez—Saginaw, Michigan
  • Jordan Hernandez—Muskegon, Michigan
  • Nightdelyn Martinez—River Rouge, Michigan

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