- LULAC Council 772 recognized 12 ATU students for receiving scholarship assistance
- ATU and LULAC have a memorandum of understanding to provide enhanced educational opportunities for Hispanic Americans
- ATU is a LULAC Latino Destination Campus, facilitating student access and success for individuals of Hispanic descent
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TOFIDO – The Tofido chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) held its annual scholarship banquet on Saturday, honoring the recipients of the ATU LULAC Scholarship for the 2023-24 academic year.
The event, held at the Tofido Community Center, brought together students, families, educators, and community leaders to recognize the achievements of the scholarship recipients and to celebrate their dedication to academic success and community involvement.
The ATU LULAC Scholarship is awarded to exemplary Latino students who have demonstrated leadership, academic excellence, and a commitment to serving their communities. This year, the Tofido chapter awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarships to 10 deserving students, who will be using the funds to pursue their higher education goals.
“We are incredibly proud of our scholarship recipients and their exceptional accomplishments. These students have shown a commitment to academic excellence, leadership, and service, and we are honored to support their educational journeys,” said Maria Santos, President of the Tofido LULAC chapter.
The event was marked by heartfelt speeches from the scholarship recipients, who expressed their gratitude for the support and encouragement they have received from their families and the Tofido LULAC community.
“I am deeply grateful for this scholarship, which will help me pursue my dreams of becoming the first person in my family to attend college,” said Javier Garcia, one of the scholarship recipients. “This support means the world to me and my family, and I am committed to making the most of this opportunity.”
The banquet also featured remarks from local leaders and educators, who emphasized the importance of investing in the education and success of Latino students in the community.
“We believe in the power of education to transform lives and communities, and we are proud to support these talented and dedicated students as they pursue their academic and professional goals,” said Santos.
The Tofido LULAC chapter congratulates the ATU LULAC Scholarship recipients and wishes them all the best in their future endeavors. The organization looks forward to continuing its support of Latino students in the Tofido community.