• September 22, 2020
 EPISD Education Foundation awards more than $70,000 in scholarships

EPISD Education Foundation awards more than $70,000 in scholarships

The EPISD Education Foundation announced Thursday that they had awarded $70,250 in scholarships to 72 members of the Class of 2020.

“The EPISD Education Foundation is grateful for the commitment of our donors who understand the great need to support the Class of 2020 during this unprecedented time,” said foundation president Russell Wiggs.

“We hope these scholarships help our recipients realize their college dreams.”

The total amount includes: the foundation’s traditional scholarships, STARS Foundation Scholarships, EPISD Council of PTA Scholarships, the Amalia Muro Scholarship, the Genevieve Gonzalez Scholarship, the Coach Lou Robustelli and the Del Norte Lion’s Club Scholarship.

The foundation last year began a partnership with the STARS Foundation, which matches the $1,000 foundation scholarship for students who have 12 credit hours of college.

Eighteen EPISD seniors received this scholarship.

Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of EPISD employees, partner funds and donors including: ABM, Engage2Learn, Jacobs Engineering, Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare, Hospitals of Providence, Teachers Federal Credit Union, Texas Gas Services, Mounce Green Myers Safi, Hilltop Securities, Norton Fulbright Rose, Piper Jaffray and Georgina Williams and the EPISD Council of PTAs.

All scholarships are for $1,000 unless otherwise noted with the exception of STARs, which will be matched. Below are the winners of the scholarships:

ValeriaBarrientos ChavezAndressEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
AndreaBazanAndressEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
AmberDeshaiesAndressSTARS Foundation
ShakaylaWilkesAndressEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
RyvikaChavezAustinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
NatasiaSalcidoAustinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
WynonaSkillingAustinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
DanteVelascoAustinSTARS Foundation
JobArmengolBowieEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
JustinDiazBowieEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
MarioDiazBowieEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
CarlyeHerreraBowieCoach Lou Robustelli Scholarship
CarlyeHerreraBowieEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
AlejandraLopezBowieDel Norte Lion’s Club ($500)
FedericoMoncadaBowieEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
DestinyPedrozaBowieEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
ArianaAbascalBurgesSTARS Foundation
JessicaAmenzagaBurgesCouncil of PTAs $250
SebastianBarrazaBurgesSTARS Foundation
JulianDiazBurgesSTARS Foundation
TrinityDorantesBurgesSTARS Foundation
AlanGarcia GalvezBurgesSTARS Foundation
StellaGuillenBurgesSTARS Foundation
VivianMaciasBurgesCouncil of PTAs $500
VivianMaciasBurgesSTARS Foundation
BrandonMojicaBurgesSTARS Foundation
AshleyMortonBurgesSTARS Foundation
AmeliaNavarroBurgesSTARS Foundation
AlyssaQuesadaBurgesSTARS Foundation
MiaValenciaBurgesAnn Yerby Memorial Scholarship
KarlaVillalobosBurgesAmalia Muro Scholarship
JoshuaYbarraBurgesSTARS Foundation
NayelliJimenezCCTAEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
RafaelBaezChapinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
PaulBernhardCoronadoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
PatricioCasaubonCoronadoCouncil of PTAs $250
SergioEnriquezCoronadoSTARS Foundation
LilianaFlores-DumondCoronadoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
MarianaIglesiasCoronadoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
AlisaPitchkolanCoronadoCouncil of PTAs $500
AlisaPitchkolanCoronadoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
NicolePoissantCoronadoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
SophiaFuentesEl PasoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
AnnaelieseHuennekeEl PasoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
OdysseyMannEl PasoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
ThomasNortonEl PasoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
PaigePearsonEl PasoCouncil of PTAs $250
NoellePorflitEl PasoCouncil of PTAs $500
NoellePorflitEl PasoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
LIsaRamirezEl PasoEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
EmilyJaureguiFranklinSTARS Foundation
FabianRamirezFranklinCouncil of PTAs $500
FabianRamirezFranklinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
SummerSullivanFranklinCouncil of PTAs $250
DominiqueBotelloIrvinIrvin Class of 1969 Scholarship
KenyaGarciaIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
CarmenGuerraIrvinIrvin Alumni Association Scholarship
AngelHernandezIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
ZayyaHerreraIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
GabrielHuertaIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
NyaJonesIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
CodyLaddIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
BebetLujanIrvinIrvin Alumni Association Scholarship
MagdalenaMirelesIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
DestinyRiveraIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
GiannaRiveraIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
DanielSalasIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
YahairaUgarteIrvinEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
FridaAguileraJeffersonEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
CarlosCarreteJeffersonEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
CarlosCarreteJeffersonGenevieve Gonzalez Scholarship
EricaLoustaunauSilvaEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
DaminiPatelSilvaEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
Wei-LiKungSilvaSTARS Foundation
KarenNevarezSilvaSTARS Foundation
CarlosBenitezTMECHSCouncil of PTAs $500
AprilBlackwellTMECHSEPISD Education Foundation Scholarship
JorgeFrancoTMECHSCouncil of PTAs $250
Story by Reneé De Santos – EPISD

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