A&M International Freshman Awarded 50+ Club Scholarship

Texas A&M International University freshman Laura Lisa Gonzalez has been awarded a $200 scholarship from the 50+ Dance Club, a local social organization for senior citizens.

Gonzalez is a first year A&M International University student majoring in Early Childhood Education. She graduated from United High School as a junior in 1996 and was ranked in the top 10% of her class. She is the daughter of Juan and Laura Gonzalez.

Gonzalez is a member and Treasurer of the Texas A&M International University Student Ambassadors, a student service organization.

The 50+ Dance Club Scholarship is open to any A&M International University student who is a US citizen, graduate of a Laredo high school, and has at least a 2.5 grade point average. To be considered for the scholarship, interested students must complete an application form and answer an essay question. Recipients are chosen by members of the Club.

Application forms and additional information are available from the University's Office of Financial Aid, located in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library-Administration Building Room 155 West.

For more information on the 50+ Dance Club Scholarship, call the University's Office of Financial Aid at 326-2225.

Hours of operation for the Office of Financial Aid are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, and 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu