Education Foundation awards more than $50k in scholarships to Class of 2021
The EPISD Education Foundation and its partner funders awarded more than $50,000 in scholarships to the class of 2021. Special thanks to El Paso Electric for funding $15,000 in scholarships this year.
Below are the winners of the $1,000 EPISD Education Foundation Scholarship:
- Andress High – Diego Aguirre
- Austin High – Luizinho Felipe
- Bowie High – Evelyn Sandoval
- Burges High – Annabella Mireles, Arik Enriquez and Mia Cadena
- Chapin High – Andres Iglesias, Itzkah Estrella, Cesar Meza and Jaiden Walker
- College, Career Technology Academy – Erica Reyes
- Coronado High – Dena Antowan and Srilakshmi Muthyala
- El Paso High – Gilberto Orozco, Hannah Payan, Ian Perez, Julianna Ortega, Manuel Olivas, Mariana Torres, Noemi Melendez, Sigrid Martinez, Teresa Salloum and Xenia Otero
- Franklin High – Eleanor Schoenbrun, Gladys Reveles, Jadynne Sandhu, Kameelah Freeman and Zaina Alsarraj
- Irvin High – Jimena Esqueda and Ernesto Torres
- Jefferson High – Sasha Morales
- Silva Magnet – Billy Ray Briceno
- TMECHS – Jasmine Lupo
The EPISD Education Foundation’s partner scholars awarded the following awards to the Class of 2021 this year:
- Council of PTA Scholars: Srilakshmi Muthyalam and Dena Antowan ($500 each), Coronado High; Eleanor Schoenbrun ($500) and Jadynne Sandhu ($250), Franklin High; David Gonzalez ($500), Burges High; and Sigrid Martinez ($250), El Paso High.
- Amalia Muro Scholarship for $1,000: Matthew Lujan, Burges High.
- Chris Baca Memorial Scholarship, presented by the El Paso Executive Women Lion’s Club: Mia Cadena ($1,500), Benjamin Diaz ($500) and Barry Cummings ($500), Burges High.
- Raul Moriel Memorial Scholarship for $5,000: Josep Ferret, El Paso High.
- Coach Lou Robustelli Memorial Scholarship for $1,000: Benjamin Diaz, Burges
- Ann Yerby Memorial Scholarship for $1,000: David Gonzalez, Burges.
- Genevieve Gonzalez Scholarship for $1,000: Teresa Salloum, El Paso High.
- Irma G. Cortez Memorial Scholarship for $500: Shanty Vera and Oscar Murillo, Irvin High.
- Archie Duran Memorial Scholarship for $1,000: Emily Leon, Irvin High; Alejandra Lomas, Jefferson High; Vivyanna Ochoa, Silva Health Magnet.
- Irvin Alumni Association Scholarships: Emily Leon and Claire Kang, Irvin High.
- Coach Edmundo Torres Memorial Scholarship for $1,000: Jalen Martin, Irvin High.
- Angel’s Buddies Scholarships for $500: Cynthia Tarin and Juan Carlos Camacho, Bowie High.