The Friends and Alumni Network (FAN) at Southwest Texas Junior College has announced the awarding of $17,500 in scholarships to 25 recent high school graduates from across the region.
Individual scholarships for the 2012-13 school year were awarded students from La Pryor, Sabinal, Utopia, Hondo, Uvalde, Crystal City, Del Rio, Eagle Pass and CC Winn high schools.
"We are extremely pleased to be able to help these deserving students as they pursue their higher education at SWTJC," said FAN treasurer Wade Carpenter.
Class of 2012 Uvalde High School recipients of $1,000 FAN scholarships include Cassandra Canales, Pedro Navarro, Chanel Perez, Crystal Porras and Gumecindo Rocha.
La Pryor High School graduate Katelyn Saldana of Batesville and Sabinal High School graduate Victoria Alejandro were awarded $500 scholarships.
Also receiving $500 scholarships were Utopia High School graduates Robert Hood, Dustin McDonald and Zackary Pintor.
FAN scholarships were also awarded for the first time this year to graduates of Hondo High School, with Ariana DeLeon and Brendon Graff each receiving a $500 scholarship.
Crystal City High School 2012 graduates Eliazar and Eduardo Cuellar each received $1,000 scholarships.
Three Del Rio High School graduates received $1,000 scholarships including Jose Angulo, Atzimba Morales and Kayla Riley.
A total of eight high school graduates from Eagle Pass received $500 scholarships. Eagle Pass High School recipients were Yessica Garcia, Selinda Gonzalez, Stefan Guajardo and Martin Sanchez.
CC Winn recipients of $500 scholarships include Kassandra Castillo, Esteban Cortinas, Analiza Diego and Claudia Escamilla.
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