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Community Foundation announces additional local scholarship awards


The Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico (CFSNM) recognized more than 85 high school and college students who received $55,000 in 23 scholarships the foundation manages, CRSNM said in an Aug. 12 email.

Here are the scholarship recipients:

Acton Academy Scholarship: Josiah Martinez

Alamogordo Breakfast Lions Club Scholarship: Jacqueline Hanson

Aprendamos Juntos Scholarship: Sadia Javaid

Buckhorn Scholarship: Brianne Watkins

Carol Troeller Second Chance Scholarship: Michelle Kuiv

Catherine Joyce Webb Scholarship: Abbigail Chabries and Emily Colon

Cloudcroft Community Group Scholarship: Jesi Rae Watson

Forch E. Atkinson Scholarship: Katie Thompson

Forch E. Atkinson Scholarship: Macie LaRue

Edna Mae Scholarship: A'Lora Norris, Sylvia Myers, Carrisa Cordova, Maritza Sanchez, Danielle Garcia,

Gabriela Hernandez, Karen Hamilton and Yitzel Gonzalez

La Mesa Lions Club Scholarship: Kristopher Montes, Anselmo Varela, Isabela Ramirez and Diego Marquez

Las Cruces Optimist Club Book Scholarship: Navaeh Enriquez, Keegun Keesling, Woodrow Montoya, Josie Salazar, Ace Mulliins and Hector Montes

Kevin T. Riedel Memorial Scholarship: Hubert Quintana

Myra Covarrubias Scholarship: Alice Manning

Over the Rainbow Scholarship: Katrina Arguello and Yessenia Lopez

SNM Down's Syndrome Families Scholarship: Michelle Roybal

SpringBoard! Scholarship: Hilda Gonzalez, Melissa Kearns and Yesenia Villegas

Vescovo Automotive Scholarship: Santos Madrid, Elliot De Villez, Daniel Cadwallader and Alberto Rojas Lozano

Zachary Adam Giordano-Lascari Memorial Scholarship: Jean-Michel Roman

You Fund Scholarship: Angel Martinez

Spring 2022 Jon Wynne Scholarship: Stefany Aguilar, Sujhey Aguilar, Zoe Char, Taryn Chester, Nicholas Clark, Daniel Contreras, Jazmin Davila, Mariana De Alba, Juan Delgado, Destiny Garcia, Sarina Gonzales,

Denisse Hernandez, Destiny Hernandez, Omar Herrera, Destiny Llamas, Lizett Lopez, Matthew Lopez, Briana Martinez, Adam Medina, Susana Mendoza, Andrea Mota, Stephanie Ortega, Jillian Pacheco, Christian Parra-Blanco, Kimberly Porras, Stephany Ramirez, Adriana Reyes, Alyssa Reyes, Audrey Robledo, Gabriel Rodriguez, Irvin Ronquillo, Haley Rougemont, Angelina Saeteurn, Elisabeth Sanchez, Jesus Santana, Bernadette Serna, Savannah Torres and Jordan Ward.

Tacoma, Washington native Michelle Kuiv, who received the Carol Troeller Second Chance Scholarship, came to Las Cruces to continue her education and earn a master’s degree in business administration. “With this degree, I will continue to build my personal training business and be able to help more lives,” Kuiv said. “This scholarship will allow me to concentrate at excelling in school and athletics during my time at New Mexico State University. Receiving this scholarship is both exciting and a weight lifted off my shoulders as continued education can often become quite expensive.”

CFSNM is located at 2640 El Paseo Road in Las Cruces.

For more information, call 575-521-4794.

Visit https://communityfoundationofsouthernnewmexico.org/.

Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico