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January 14, 2014

2013-2014 HACU Scholarships and Leadership Award recipients

HACU scholarships totaling $72,200 were recently awarded to students for the 2013-2014 academic year. Through the support of its partners, the following scholarships were awarded under the HACU Scholarship Program: Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship, NASCAR/Wendell Scott Sr. Award, Travelers Scholarship and the United Health Foundation Scholarship, an award which included a scholarship to HACU’s 2013 Student Track of HACU’s Annual Conference.

In addition to the scholarships awarded, Bernardo Ross of Texas A&M University, College Station, was awarded the Deloitte Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award in the amount of $10,000.

HACU Scholarship recipients:

Denny's Hungry for Education Scholarship

  • Jessica Barron-Gaytan, California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Sahony Baldera, Florida International University
  • Chress Rocha, St. Edward's University
  • Veronica Nevarez, The University of Texas at El Paso
  • Jeanette Andrada, The University of Texas at San Antonio

NASCAR/Wendell Scott Sr. Award

  • Ariadna Bu Martinez, Florida International University
  • Abel Crean, Florida International University
  • Aldo Pozo, Florida International University
  • Stephanie Rivera Casiano, University of Central Florida

Travelers Scholarship

  • Jasmine Villagomez, DePaul University
  • Camila Ceballos, Miami Dade College
  • Gabriel Salazar, The University of New Mexico

United Health Foundation Scholarship

  • Erez Gueta, Michigan State University
  • Ana Diaz, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Manuel Herrera, Miami Dade College
  • Lilly Padilla, University of California, San Francisco
  • Kristin Morrill, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Ellen Vega, Caribbean University, Bayamon
  • Amanda Enriquez, University of Central Florida

The scholarship application period for the 2014-2015 academic year will open in the spring of 2014 through the end of May 2014. Information will be provided at www.hacu.net/scholarships.