More than $63,000 in Texas AMP Scholarships Awarded to TAMIU Students

This past semester, the Texas Alliance for Minority Participation (Texas AMP) awarded more than $63,000 in scholarships to 128 Texas A&M International University students. This is a 20 percent increase from Fall 2001 in both the money awarded and the number of students receiving a Texas AMP scholarship.

Scholarships went to full and part-time students majoring in physics, math, chemistry, biology, computer information systems and pre-engineering. Awards ranged from $109 to $500. Ninety-five percent of the students received the maximum amount.

TAMIU Texas AMP scholarships were awarded to Alejandra L. Albrecht, Ricardo Albrecht, Armando Alvarado, Cristina Ayala, César Orlando Bañuelos, Juan Pablo Benavides, Gerardo Botello, Aldo Guadalupe Boyless, Gabriel Adrián Cantú, Maria Isabel Cantú, Gonzalo Castillo, Roxana Castillo, Robert Luis Castillón, Heriberto Castro, Imelda Graciela Chapa, Claudia B. Chávez, Claudia Cisneros, Pamela Clark, Yareth Coutino, Charles Edward Dalrymple, Valerie Marie De La Paz, Luis Ricardo DeLeón, Melissa Del Castillo, James Edward Delgado, Suhujey Díaz, and Adrián Domínguez.

Texas AMP scholarships also went to Aurora Domínquez, Agustin Elizondo, Rebecca Jo Espinoza, Sergio Espinoza Jr., Bernice Z. Esteghamatdarshad, Marissa Ileana Fermín, Carlos Arturo Fernández, Azalea Iris Flores, Carlos Enrique Flores, Jesús Flores, José Angel Flores, Noe Misael Flores, Stefanie Anne Fritzges, Alejandro Antonio Gammon, Georgina Elizabeth García, Rosa Elizabeth García, Sylvia Grisell Garza, Gloria Idalia Gómez, Alejandro González, Andrés González, Guillermo Francisco González, Maderlin Duncan Guevara, José Manuel Hernández, Juan José Hernández, Mike Herrera IV, and José Roberto Hinojosa.

In addition, Jeffrey A. Huvar, Roel Ibañez, María Guadalupe Ibarra, Priscilla Carolina Jalomo, Alma Velia Jasso, Ileana Patricia Juárez, Rachel Lee Kennedy, Erika B. López, Josué López, Mario López Jr., Nancy Claina Lozano, Guillermo Arturo Macías, Steven Mark Mansbach, Elvira Karolina Mante, Berenisse Edith Mares, Thomas Frederick Martin Jr., Claudia Edith Martínez, José Antonio Martínez, Lydia Susana Martínez, Selina Dianne Martínez, Jorge Ulises McKenzie, Liz Paulina Millan, Pablo David Morales, Rubén Alberto Morales, Juan M. Morán-López Jr., and Sonia I. Moreno.

Also, Rocío Moya, Danny Muñoa, Rocío Kristal Nájera, José M. Ordóñez, Metztli Ortega, Martha Patricia Ortíz, Norma Oralia Ortíz, Hipólito Palomo Jr., Fuzhan F. Parhizgar, Ana Lee Peña, Jolinda Aleida Peña, Frank Joshua Pérez, Rodrigo Pérez-Del Rio, René Gerardo Prado, Elsa Real Puente, Erica Annette Ramírez, Carlos Eduardo Ramos, Christina Rangel, Terri Lynn Resendez, Michelle Christine Reyes, Sonia Rizo, María E. Rodríguez, Ricardo Rodríguez, Mónica Zydra Aileen Rojas and Anna Maria Romanelli.

Completing this past semester's student group receiving the Texas AMP Scholarship were Eduardo Romero, Christopher Albert Romo, Clarissa Ruíz, Melissa Aracely Ruíz, Jessica L. Salazar, Laura Saldívar, Sergio Salinas, Abelardo Samaniego, Carlos José Sánchez Jr., Daniel E. Sánchez, Gilbert Sánchez, Rodolfo Sánchez II, Joel Sauceda, Gilbert Sepúlveda, Jorge I. Siller, Michael Soto, David Arash Tashi, Erika Torres, Arminda Laura Treviño, Paula Patricia Valdéz, Ambrosio Vela III, Iliana Diana Villarreal, Lorraine Yvonne Villarreal and Sara I. Villarreal.

For more information on the Texas AMP Scholarship, please contact Martha S. Treviño, program coordinator for the Office of Special Programs, at 956.326.2765, visit offices in the Student Center, room 126J or email mtrevino@tamiu.edu.

University office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


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