Central New Mexico Community College
Kylee-Mestas Chavez, CNM, Nursing
Jordan Davalos, CNM, Sports Medicine
Tashina Silversmith, CNM, Business Administration
Sierra Bencomo, CNM, Pre-Law
Irvin Dominguez Chavez, CNM, Transportation Technology/Automotive Technology
Angelique Glover, CNM, Phlebotomy
Jahir Rodriguez, CNM, Film Production
Andreal Martinez, CNM, Psychology
Karen Guerra Vicente, CNM, Radiologic Technology
Hobbs Hispano Chamber Of Commerce Foundation
To maximize, promote and encourage the development, growth and expansion of minority-owned businesses throughout the Hobbs community.
Hobbs Hispano Chamber of Commerce Foundation
TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WANTING TO ATTEND A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, RECOGNIZE THE TOP TWENTY-FOUR STUDENTS IN ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AT HOBBS HIGH SCHOOL, AND SPONSOR OTHER INFORMATIONAL EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WHICH FOCUS ON EDUCATION
The Fwhcc Scholarship Program
The Scholarship Program supports student success by helping students achieve an advanced education and invest in a better future.
Completed and submitted a FAFSA/TAFSA with UTA
Must submit a MAVScholar shop application
Thank you so much for choosing me to receive your scholarship. It makes me feel so amazing to have been granted the support I need to follow my passion for business at UT. I am very grateful for this incredible award.
Colin W., University of Texas at Austin
The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce scholarship became a turning point in my journey to afford college. A few weeks before high school ended my parents and I were still very worried about how to pay for college as we believe that we have gotten to the point where I have received all the aid was going to get for that upcoming school year. However, our luck changed one afternoon in May when I received an email from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce notifying me that I have earned a scholarship from them. That news was a true blessing as it was exactly the help I needed to cut the tuition for my first school year in college by half. The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce scholarship helped me stop worrying about how to pay for college and actually enjoy the transition from high school to college.
Daniela S., University of North Texas
Sommer S., University of Texas at Dallas
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$250,000+ awarded to applicants
Manuela Berrio Cabeza Olympic Heights Community High School
Manuela Berrio Cabeza is an honor roll student with a GPA of 4.3. She has enrolled in Advanced International Certificate of Education courses. Her academic performance has also been excellent in many Advanced Placement courses in which she has enrolled. So it isnt a surprise that she is one of the students singled out by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for a scholarship.
Susana Diaz Hernandez Greenacres Elementary School
Since joining Greenacres Elementary, Diaz Hernandez has worked with one goal: creating an environment where students can embrace the Spanish language, engage in Spanish literacy, and honor Hispanic cultures. She has contributed to supplying and sponsoring English and Spanish books in the vending machines for students. Additionally, Diaz Hernandez has been instrumental in honoring Hispanic cultures by organizing a Hispanic Cultural Exhibition.
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Ed And Verma Pastor Legacy Scholarship
As part of Arizona Public Serviceâs commitment to Latino education, the company pledged $250,000 to establish the Ed and Verma Pastor Legacy Scholarship, which is administered through the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Emerging Business Leaders Initiative. The scholarships are aimed at Latino students majoring in a STEM or a Public Policy field at any public university or college in Arizona.
âWe want to build on the commitment to education shown by Ed and Verma, recognize them as strong role models, and instill their spirit of public service in our youth,â said Don Brandt, Chairman, President and CEO of APS.
- Arizona resident
- Undergraduate student with a major leading to a career in Public Service/Public Policy OR a major in a STEM field
- Financial need as determined by the FAFSA, students must submit a SAR
- Preference given to first generation, Latino/Latina students
Note: An interview will be conducted for select applicants after an initial review to determine the awardee each year. If selected as a finalist, students will be contacted about scheduling the interview after the deadline.
- Scholarship amount to be determined after the awardeeâs financial aid package is reviewed.
- Students may reapply each year of their undergraduate studies program for consideration.
THE ED AND VERMA PASTOR LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP APPLY HERE Deadline: March 1, 2022
For more information about AZHCC scholarships, contact Susette Coumides at 294.6082 or
Frank Torres Spanish River Community High School Social Science Teacher
Due to his intense passion and enthusiasm for education, Frank Torres, upon earning his bachelors degree in education from Florida Atlantic University, joined Spanish River High School. He was named teacher of the quarter twice. Torres sponsored Latinos in Action, an after-school club where he empowered students positivity and encouraged the celebration of Latino culture. His dedication is exceptional, so understandably, Frank Torres is honored by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Florida.
This epic award celebration, created by the Florida Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce in 2014 to recognize Hispanic honorees in business and education, has grown to be much more. These awards are made possible through the contributions of several corporations and organizations.
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Before You Start Your Application:
- You will be prompted to register an account. Once you have completed this step, you should be prepared with the following:Name of person to serve as your recommender.
- Email of recommender.
- Things to consider when choosing recommender:
- Please give the person plenty of time to complete the recommendation letter.
- Make sure you ask the person first if they will serve as a recommender.
- The person giving you a letter of recommendation should be a teacher, school counselor, school official or community member who is not related to you.
- The person giving you a letter should be able to talk about your academic accomplishments, your potential in completing a degree or certificate program, your passion for education beyond high school and your overall character.
Brianna Castro Park Vista Community High School
Another outstanding student honored with a scholarship by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Florida is Brianna Castro, a bright and highly motivated student. Brianna ranked first in her class of 765 students. Her positive personal traits and tireless pursuit of knowledge, creativity, and learning have made her lifestyle worth emulating and celebrating hence she received recognition.
Atrisco Heritage Foundation Scholarship Program:
We proudly present through collaboration with Richard Garcia, heir to the Atrisco Land Grant and the Atrisco Heritage Foundation an exciting scholarship opportunity for both in-state and out of state students. Working in partnership, the Garcia Family Charitable Foundation, and the Atrisco Heritage Foundation will strive to increase opportunities for students to attain higher levels of education by way of offering financial aid and support. We offer monies to help pay for tuition, fees, books, and other educational related costs. Our intention is to reach undergraduate level students seeking financial support. We have made significant efforts to keep the application process straightforward and easy. Below you will find a variety of important rules and information about how to apply:
Application window for 2022/2023 school year has closed. Thank you to all who applied. Congratulations to this years winners of the Atrisco Heritage Foundation Scholarship:
Jordyn Montano Currently attending the University of New Mexico. Double-majoring in Health Medicine and Human Values in the hopes of becoming a doctor.
Zandria Ortiz Graduate of Sandia High School and plans to attend the University of Southern California to become an orthodontist.
Aryanna Nicasio Currently attending the University of New Mexico. Majoring in Biology and Chemistry in the hopes of becoming an anesthesiologist.
Albuquerque Hispano Chamber Of Commerce
Maya Uvina, University of New Mexico, Fashion & Merchandising
Nathalia Gardea Ceniceros, University of New Mexico, Criminology
Isaiah Manzanares, Arizona State University, Business Administration
Yeremi Rodriguez, University of New Mexico, Engineering
Laura Mirimaontes, University of New Mexico, Psychology & Biology
Jae Lijua Salazar, Undecided, Nursing
Victoria Alarcon Macias, St. Edwards University, Environmental Science/International Relations
Heber Rios, University of New Mexico, Pre-Med
Francisco Aragon, University of New Mexico, Biology
Karina Zavala, University of New Mexico, Secondary Education/Spanish/TESOL
Gabriela Diaz Arredondo, University of New Mexico, Nursing
Melissa Mailboy, Southern Indian Polytechnic Institute, Business Administration
Savannah Garcia, University of New Mexico, Surgical Medicine/Biomedical
Alondra Reyes, University of New Mexico, Psychology and Spanish
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New Mexico Oil And Gas Association
Bianca Solano, University of New Mexico, Environmental Science
Ingrid Montoya, CNM, Early Child Development
Belinda Vargas, Adams State University, Business Administration
Katie Mancilla, University of New Mexico, Political Science
Omar Barrientos, University of New Mexico, Biology
Bryce Redd, New Mexico State University, Counseling & Community Psychology
Karla Ortiz, University of New Mexico, Criminology & Latin American Studies
Valerie Duarte, University of New Mexico, Nursing
Isela Rendon, University of New Mexico, Secondary Education
Corina Maynes, University of New Mexico, Accounting Management
Alondra Morales, University of New Mexico, Nursing
Edgar Corona Castaneda, University of New Mexico, Latin American Studies/Political Science
Joseline Mendoza, University of New Mexico, Interdisciplinary Arts
Elizabeth Gonzales, University of New Mexico, Nursing
Christina Padilla, University of New Mexico, Exercise Science
Roswell Hispano Chamber Awards Scholarship To Enmu
ROSWELL HISPANO CHAMBER AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO ENMU-ROSWELL STUDENT
Jasmin Torrez is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce. Marcos Nava, Executive Director of the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce and Mathew Martinez, Hispano Chamber Board President, met with Torrez on campus to congratulate her on the scholarship award.
Torrez, 32, with four children, is taking the prerequisite classes she needs to enroll in the Nursing Program next fall. Born in Dexter, Torrez works as a patient care technician at Lovelace Regional Hospital, but has been on furlough from that position since April. Torrez said she has always wanted to be a nurse, but became more determined after her mom became ill and she was impressed with the nursing care her mom received. I want to do that, she said and is trying to catch up with her education. Im doing well now and Im motivated to keep going.
Torrez is taking 14 hours of online classes this fall term and so far is enjoying it. She said it feels like she is sitting in the front row in her interactions with instructors and students.
David Onofre John I Leonard High School
Out of 753 senior students, David Onofre is ranked fourth. He is at the top of his graduating class and has earned a 3.86-grade point average and a 5.14 honors point average. David has received numerous certifications for his exceptional skill and zeal, including HTML/CSS, Windows, Adobe Photoshop, and Python. He accrued college credits through his involvement in Palm Beach State Colleges Dual Enrollment program.
At the event, the two teachers honored by the Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce were:
The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber Of Commerce Announces Education Excellence Scholarship Recipients And Sponsors
The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce $85,500 in scholarships going to 64 New Mexico students. AHCC Education Excellence Scholarships are funded through sponsorships by local businesses, organizations, and individuals as well as funds raised by the AHCC Education Committee and annual AHCC Golf Tournament. In addition to the $1,000 AHCC Scholarship, awarded to high school seniors, non-traditional and/or returning students over the age of 19 receive a $1,000 dollar Opportunity Scholarship. For the second year in a row, the AHCC is proud to offer high school seniors a multi-year Thrive Scholarship totaling $5,500 each, thanks to the chambers generous business members and partners.
This year we saw a huge number of high-caliber students applying for scholarships, said AHCC President, Ernie CdeBaca, thankfully our members stepped up to help fund these scholarships at a higher rate than we have ever seen. Ryan Flynn, Executive Director of the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association said the oil and gas industry is the major contributor to education in New Mexico. We are pleased to also contribute directly to many of these deserving students. NMOGA sponsored a total of $25,000 in scholarships this year and is the Title Sponsor for this years Education Excellence Awards announcement.
The scholarship sponsors and students are as follows:
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Jun Nuclear Waste Partnership Announces Scholarship Recipients
Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC continued its commitment to education with the recent award of more than $10,000 in scholarships to high school seniors in southeastern New Mexico.
Were excited to provide students with additional resources to pursue their educational dreams, said NWP President and Project Manager Farok Sharif. These individuals have dedicated themselves in the classroom and I believe they have bright futures ahead of them.
Since 1999, NWP and its predecessor companies have awarded more than $250,000 in scholarships. This year, students from Carlsbad, Loving, Hobbs, Lovington and Tatum received scholarships. In Lea County, scholarship recipients were Samantha Guzman, Jeffrey Williams, Joshua Gutierrez and Stephan Brazil. NWP also provided funding for the Hobbs Hispano Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund.
The NWP scholarship program focuses on students pursuing a math, science or engineering degree through an accredited technical program.
NWP is the management and operating contractor for the U.S. Department of Energys Waste Isolation Pilot Plant west of Hobbs. WIPP, the nations first permanent geologic repository for defense transuranic nuclear waste, began disposal operations in 1999. NWP is a URS-led partnership with Babcock & Wilcox and AREVA.
Hailey Acosta Royal Palm Beach Community High School
Another brilliant student recognized by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is Hailey Acosta. Hailey achieved a feat many people only dream of when she was accepted into the International Baccalaureate in her first year of high school.
She recently earned her AICE diploma and has maintained a 3.98 unweighted GPA and a 5.19 weighted GPA. Hailey will graduate with two of the highest-level diplomas available to high school students and the standard high school diploma.
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Elliot Lake & District Chamber Of Commerce 2005
For a number of years this was the official website for the Elliot Lake & District Chamber of Commerce.Content is from the site’s 2005 -2015 archived pages.For the most up to date information regarding the Elliot Lake & District Chamber of Commerce can be found at their current website: www.eldistrictchamber.com/
Welcome to the Elliot Lake & District Chamber of Commerce website!
being a member has its benefits…
- Chamber of Commerce identification decal to display with pride in your business for clients & other members
- Free Listing in membership directory on Chamber website
- Exclusive advertising opportunities
The objective of the Elliot Lake & District Chamber of Commerce is to promote and improve trade, economic, civil and social welfare of the Elliot Lake district.