Montgomery County Announces 2013 Scholarship Recipients

The 2013 Steering Committee of the Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala (MCEHG) announces the twenty-five Latino students that will be this year’s scholarship recipients.

All students will be honored during the gala celebration on September 12, 2013 to take place at The Fillmore Silver Spring, MD.

“These young men and women represent the high caliber of commitment and perseverance that characterizes Hispanic youth in Maryland,” said Lorna Virgili, Event Chair.  “They are America’s future and we are delighted to help further their educational goals,” she concluded.

All recipients are enrolled in Maryland colleges and universities; they were born in 10 Latin American countries and in the United States; and several of them are “Dreamers”, as specified by the Maryland Dream Act.

 

NATALIA AGUIRRE – University of Maryland College Park

CAMILO J. AHUMADA – Montgomery College

MICHELLE AMAYA – Montgomery College

WENDY AMAYA – Montgomery College

MICHELLE CHAVEZ – University of Maryland College Park

ALICIA ESCOTO – University of Maryland College Park

MIRKO FERNANDEZ-VALDES – McDaniel College

ERICK GARCIA – Montgomery College

VERONICA GONZALEZ – Montgomery College

DENISSE GUITARRA – Hood College

MARIA VALERIA HERRERA – Towson University

NALIA ALEJANDRA HERRERA – University of Maryland College Park

JONATHAN JAYES-GREEN – McDaniel College

KEYDDI M. JOHANSON – Montgomery College

RODRIGO LINARES-ARAOZ – Montgomery College

MELISSA LUCERO –   University of Maryland Baltimore Campus

SHEILA MELENDEZ – Montgomery College

MADELYN N. MENA – Montgomery College

MARITZA MENA – Montgomery College

MARCOS MOYA – University of Maryland College Park

KEVIN M. MUÑOZ – Montgomery College

MIGUEL RESENDIZ – University of Maryland College Park

DIEGO E. SALINAS – Towson University

RODRIGO VARGAS – Montgomery College

SOPHIA VENERO – University of Maryland Baltimore Campus

Each student will receive a $2,000.00 lump sum scholarship payble to the Student’s School Office of the Bursar.

The Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala is a volunteer-run event committed to assisting Hispanic youth achieve a high level of education.  Funds raised support the Montgomery Hispanic Gala Fund which provides financial assistance to Hispanic students enrolled in Maryland higher learning institutions.

The Executive’s Hispanic Gala will serve to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations in Montgomery County and the State of Maryland.

To become an event sponsor or to purchase tickets, visit: www.montgomeryhispanicgala.org

The Montgomery Hispanic Gala Fund is a component fund of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region (CFNCR), under the care of The Community Foundation for Montgomery County affiliate.

 

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