LULAC scholarship banquet recognizes student achievement

The League of United Latin American Citizens will hold its annual Scholarship Banquet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Governor’s Mansion.

Scholarships have been awarded to a record number of Latinos who are at UALR this academic year, according to Dr. Trevino-Richard, state director of LULAC and a professor in the UALR Department of Sociology and Anthropology. UALR is matching, dollar-for-dollar, the awards given to the UALR students.

For information or tickets, contact either LULAC President Michel Leidermann at 501.993.3572 or State Director Dr. Terry Trevino-Richard at 501.551.4456.

The event will include dancing and live entertainment from CruzWay, a Cuban band, which will perform a variety of music.

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe will deliver the keynote talk and U.S. Congressman Tim Griffin is also slated to speak. In addition, LULAC’s Regional Director Baldomero Garza will deliver a motivational talk to the scholarship recipients:

Sandra Carmona $2500

Miguel Alvarez $1000

Crystal Alvarez $750

Ricardo Alvarez $750

Yolanda Anzora $750

Cynthia Arreola $750

Jose Romero $750

Javier Contreras $750

Sandra Guadardo $750

Adela Hernandez $500

Callie Hernandez $750

Luis Miguel Lopez $750

Ricardo Matamoros $750

Mariano Ramirez $750

Elsie Reyes $750

Nancy Reyes $750

Ed Resendiz $500

Carlos Sepulveda $500

Olga Calderon $500

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