For Immediate Release
March 10, 2014
Media Contact: Ronald Najarro, 702-539-2541
The LIBRE Initiative honors Nevada State College "LIBRE Scholars" With Check Presentation Ceremony
8 students received scholarships for the 2013-2014 fiscal academic school year
(Las Vegas, Nevada) – The LIBRE Initiative (LIBRE), a non-profit, non-partisan, national grassroots organization that works to equip the U.S. Hispanic Community with the tools to prosper, will host a special luncheon to honor the recipients of the LIBRE Initiative's Scholarship program at Nevada State College for the 2013-2014 fiscal academic school year. The eight "LIBRE Scholars" to be honored were each awarded one-thousand dollar scholarships last fall, and come from diverse areas of study in the fields of elementary education, history, biology, environmental science, pre-nursing and speech pathology. LIBRE will host a luncheon to congratulate the scholarship recipients and LIBRE Executive Director; Daniel Garza will present the Nevada State College Foundation with a symbolic check for the "LIBRE Scholars" program as well as address those attending.
LIBRE congratulates the 2013-2014 "LIBRE Initiative Scholars:"
1. Veronica Ferguson, 4.0 GPA, Environmental Science
2. Michele Stering, 4.0 GPA, Elementary Education
3. Alexandria Alo, 3.957 GPA,Pre-Speech Pathology
4. Suzanne Garlick, 3.934 GPA, Elementary Special Education
5. Nayeli Bejarano, 3.816 GPA, Pre-Nursing
6. Ashley Brun, 3.78 GPA, Nursing
7. Cinnamin Stephens, 3.729 GPA, History
8. Matthew Ward, 3.706 GPA, Biology
WHO: The LIBRE Initiative
WHAT: LIBRE will host a luncheon to congratulate the scholarship recipients and LIBRE Executive Director; Daniel Garza will present the Nevada State College Foundation with a symbolic check for the "LIBRE Scholars" program and will also address those in attendance.
WHEN: Monday, March 10th
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Nevada State College Marydean Martin Library
1125 Nevada State Drive,
Henderson, NV 89002