LULAC will be holding its annual scholarship awards banquet on Sunday, July 19 at 4:30 pm at the Davenport LULAC Center, 4224 Ricker Hill Rd, Davenport, IA. Invited are the recipients, their parents or guardians, Council members and area educators. This year’s guest speaker will be local businessman, entrepreneur and community supporter, Bob Ontiveros, Chairman of Group O.
LULAC Council 10 Davenport is proud to announce this year’s 33 scholarship recipients:
Andrew Quested, Lizandra Gomez-Ramirez, Asata Caldwell, Angela Olvera, Taylor Johnson, Emmilee Lopez, Nidia Villalpando, Oscar Castro, Bailey Brockhouse, Daisey Moran, Marisa Moreno, Alejandra Martinez, Marrissa Terronez, Guadalupe Chavez, Dante Arguello, Patel Harsh, Jennifer Sarabia-Gomez, Shaliyah Mays, Mayra Vasquez, Michael Alvarado, Sergio Hernandez, Haidyn Hank, Maria Ramos, Martin Ramirez-Chimal, Fatima Cabrera-Razo, Gerardo Bojorquez, Nicholas Hirst, Faith Nieketien, Daniel Nunez, Myah Cordova-Ramirez, Andrea Ochoa-Raya, McKenna Van Meighem and Marissa Kronfeld.
Funding for the scholarships is generated by local fundraising efforts and with the LULAC National Educational Service Center (LNESC) matching local funding by approx. 60%. LULAC is also working with local colleges and universities to continue a reciprocal program where many students are able to receive additional matching funds.
To date the Davenport Council has awarded over $430,000 to approx. 744 area students. For more information please contact LULAC Scholarship Chairman Matthew Casillas at (563) 381-7807 or visit our website at: www.lulac10.org The Davenport Council is the largest Council in the Midwest.
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 900 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit: www.LULAC.org