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5 local students awarded Mano A Mano scholarships

Posted: 11:41 AM, Jul 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-27 14:25:58-04

The United Chamber of Commerce awarded scholarship money Friday to deserving Coastal Bend students.

Five students received $1,000 each thanks to the Mano A Mano scholarship.

That money is then matched by local schools like Del Mar College, Texas A&M Corpus Christi and Texas A&M Kingsville.

The majority of the recipients are already getting their degrees so this will help them remain in school.

The Mano A Mano scholarship allows recipients to continue pursuing their educational goals in addition to ensuring the Coastal Bend maintains a well-trained, highly motivated workforce.

The Chamber Foundation has issued more than $675,000 in scholarship money thanks to Flint Hills Resources since the program commenced in 2002.

The Mano A Mano scholarship allows recipients the opportunity to continue pursuing their educational goals in addition to ensuring the coastal bend maintains a well-trained, highly motivated workforce.

2018 Mano A Mano scholarship recipients include:

  • Ashleigh Barrera
  • Larry Medrano
  • Adrian Morin
  • Rayelynn Orona
  • Christian M. Toren

High School seniors and students already in college can apply for the Mano A Mano scholarship from Jan 1-March 1. More information can be found at http://www.unitedcorpuschristichamber.com/