Past Scholarship Recipients

Below you will find a list of our past scholarship recipients. Information includes the individual awarded and what school they are currently attending. Additional information about the student, scholarship name and amount, and what college or university they plan on attending (if not already a student) may also be available. We are proud of our past recipients and wish them good luck in their future endeavors!


2020 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Alamo High School

  • Summer Secatero, Alamo Navajo Community School. Interested in social work and child psychology; she plans on attending Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari.

Magdalena High School

  • Desirae Zamora, Magdalena High School. Plans to study nursing at Dona Ana Community College, Las Cruces in the fall and continue on for a Bachelors degree at NMSU.

Socorro High School

  • Takayla Montoya, Socorro High School. Plans to study biology and work in medicine. She hopes to attend UNM or CNM.

New Mexico Tech

  • Catherine Batchelder, New Mexico Tech, Biology major. Goal is to become a physical therapist.
  • Taylor Le, New Mexico Tech, Chemical Engineering major. Interested in an industrial career.
  • Robin Reinhard, New Mexico Tech, Biology major in the Biomedical Sciences. Goal is to continue education in Immunology and Microbiology in area of infectious diseases.

2019 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Alamo High School

  • Maile Pino, Alamo Navajo Community School. Wants to study business management and is excited to be a role model for other young women in her Navajo community.  She is this year’s Valedictorian and plays sports and is in the student council.

Socorro High School

  • Jenny Castro, Socorro High School. Wants to study Business and Music starting at CNM and then transferring to UNM.  Jenny will be the first in her family to attend college. She also works for the Socorro Consolidated School District Office. Jenny is in the school choir and art club and volunteers for the Community Arts Party.
  • Justine Markland, Socorro High School. Wants to study nursing and eventually become a doctor. She has worked towards this goal by training to be a pharmacy technician. Justine participates in band, student council, National Honor’s Society, and golf. She also volunteers for Toys of Tots and the City Recycling Program.

New Mexico Tech

  • Tesla Newton, New Mexico Tech. Studying biomedical sciences/biomaterials engineering and is going to graduate in 2021. Tesla wants to eventually go into biomaterials engineering to research artificial organs and prosthetics.
  • Kelsey Romero, New Mexico Tech. She is studying Geology and is graduating in 2021. After graduating, she hopes to get a Graduate degree at one of NMT’s sister schools in China.

2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

New Mexico Tech

  • Claire Homer, New Mexico Tech. Claire is a Math major who plans to get a master’s degree from New Mexico Tech and a teaching degree from the University of New Mexico so she can become a high-school math teacher in her hometown of Zuni, New Mexico. Claire is motivated to pursue this course because during high school she observed that most teachers only stay in Zuni for a year or two. She feels this effected students’ learning experience, making it difficult for Zuni students to prepare for college. After earning her degrees, she wants a permanent position in Zuni where she can challenge future generations of students.
  • Elsa Kaspar, New Mexico Tech. Elsa is a Civil Engineering major who aspires to build bridges and improve interstate and highway roadways in New Mexico or Texas. She plans to get a master’s degree in transportation engineering, civil engineering or project management and work for New Mexico or Texas departments of transportation.

2016 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Alamo High School

  • Keyenna Vicente: Priscilla Guin Memorial Scholarship – $1000, TBD

Magdalena High School

  • Aubrea Melton: Priscilla Guin Memorial Scholarship – $1000, CNM Community College (Albuquerque, NM)
  • Jayden Stephens: Priscilla Guin Memorial Scholarship – $1000, TBD

Socorro High School

  • Estephania Morales: Priscilla Guin Memorial Scholarship – $1000, New Mexico Tech (Socorro, NM)
  • Savannah Rivera: Priscilla Guin Memorial Scholarship – $1000, UNM (Albuquerque, NM)
  • K’Lynn Crespin: Betty Clark Memorial Scholarship – $600, Western NM Univ. (Silver City, NM)

New Mexico Tech

  • Kachina Ganz: Priscilla Guin Memorial Scholarship – $600, New Mexico Tech (Socorro, NM)
  • Allie Arning: AAUW Scholarship- $600, New Mexico Tech (Socorro, NM)

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