SFCC students receive LANL Foundation Scholarships

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.

A complete list of winners may be found at LANL Foundation.  Also, see more photos on  Facebook.