The LANL Foundation and invited guests on Aug. 8 celebrated the recipients in three scholarship categories. Nine of the scholarship recipients attend SFCC.
Northern New Mexico Tribal Business Scholarships support Native students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business-related fields.
Regional College/Returning Student (RCRS) Scholarships are awarded to nontraditional students seeking a two-year degree or certification after a significant gap in formal education. SFCC students who received the RCRS Scholarships are:
Kamille Chavez of Los Alamos, studying nursing, RCRS Scholar;
Mingma Sherpa of Santa Fe, studying medical assisting, RCRS Scholar;
Tim Klabunde of Santa Fe, studying exercise science, RCRS Scholar;
Joshua Acuna of Santa Fe, studying elementary education, RCRS Scholar;
Wyetta Bradley of Santa Fe, studying allied health/nursing, RCRS Scholar;
Mara Penfil of Santa Fe, studying nursing, RCRS Scholar;
Anjala Coughlin of Santa Fe, studying business administration and accounting, RCRS Scholar;
Rachael Mueller of Santa Fe, studying general studies, science, RCRS Scholar.
The first Abiquiú Land Grant – Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Scholarship winner was also honored during the reception. This new award is specifically designated for descendants of an Abiquiú Land Grant family pursuing a bachelor’s degree, two-year degree or professional certificate in any field of study. The first recipient to receive that scholarship is Marisa-Ann Lopez of Santa Fe, studying culinary arts at SFCC.