betty flores academy of honor scholarship awarded to tamiu college students

TAMIU was chosen to obtain the Betty Flores Academy of Honor Scholarship, the place 5 grasp schooling pursuing college students benefited from splitting $25,000.

Farm Credit score Financial institution of Texas serves the credit score wants of farmers, ranchers, agribusiness and rural householders all through the states of Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Mexico. The Academy of Honor is an award the Financial institution presents to those that have distinguished themselves in service and management to Farm Credit score and the agriculture trade, in line with TAMIU.

As Betty Flores served on the Farm Credit score Financial institution of Texas board of administrators for 14 years and contributed as a board member, she advocated Farm Credit score’s involvement in Minorities in Agriculture, Pure Assets and Associated Sciences.

Flores is a former mayor of Laredo, having served in that function from 1998-06. On account of this, she was honored by the scholarship identify and was ready to decide on the scholarship recipient.

As benefactors of this scholarship, 5 college students acquired a $5,000 scholarship.

Recipients and their areas of examine are:

  • Jessica Ramírez, Grasp of Science in Faculty Counseling
  • David Paul Wong, Grasp of Science in Curriculum and Instruction-Instructional Management
  • Gabriela Martínez, Grasp of Enterprise Administration with a focus in Worldwide Commerce and Logistics
  • Anna Marie Robinson, Grasp of Enterprise Administration with a focus in Administration
  • Nicole Reola Brown-Matias, Grasp of Bilingual Training.

A reception was lately held as Flores, Farm Credit score Financial institution of Texas representatives and TAMIU leaders on the faculty’s Helen Richter Watson Artwork Gallery.

TAMIU President Pablo Arenaz expressed his appreciation for the college being honored with its choice for the Betty Flores Academy of Honor Scholarship.

“TAMIU is honored to have been chosen to obtain the Betty Flores Academy of Honor Scholarship,” Arenaz stated. “Betty Flores has been a champion of upper schooling in Laredo and has vigorously supported TAMIU’s growth through the years. This scholarship is a testomony to how she continues to help our college students and their future success.”

TAMIU stated that the next had been the necessities to be chosen:

  • Graduate-level college students specializing in a area of examine relative to agriculture and or enterprise reminiscent of accounting, communications, economics, schooling, finance, administration and advertising and marketing.
  • U.S. residents with a minimal 3.0 grade level common on the undergraduate degree or 3.5 GPA on the graduate degree on a 4.0 scale.
  • Recipients demonstrated to TAMIU’s choice committee a necessity for monetary help to proceed their research.
  • College students are enrolled for a full-time educational class load.


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