Port of Brownsville Awards High School Graduates Scholarships


Port of Brownsville Awards High School Graduates Scholarships

Port of Brownsville scholarshipsThirty-two local high school graduating seniors will receive $1,000 scholarships from the Brownsville Navigation District. The inaugural Port of Brownsville program helps deserving students pursue their education and career dreams.

“On behalf of the entire Port of Brownsville organization, we are proud to support these local students and families at this time,” said John Reed, chairman of the Brownsville Navigation District. “We are excited for the students as they continue their education and begin their careers, and in the future opportunities they are creating for themselves, their families and our communities.”

The 32 scholarship winners attend 16 public and private high schools in the Brownsville area. Selection criteria includes academic performance, community involvement, extracurricular activities and work experience. Each applicant also submitted essays. The selected students will receive their scholarships when they enroll in college or technical school.

“The Port of Brownsville is a powerful economic driver for the entire Rio Grande Valley,” Reed said. “Through efforts like this inaugural scholarship program, we look forward to continued partnerships with our local schools, colleges and businesses to ensure our entire community is engaged in creating the opportunities we all want for future generations.”

The 32 graduating seniors eligible for the Port of Brownsville scholarships include:

Brownsville ISD
Brownsville Early College High School
Estrella Lozano
Felisha LucioGladys Porter Early College High School
Rodrigo Cisneros
Sara M. GutierrezHomer Hanna Early College High School
Victoria Anne Olea
Yadira VillagomezJames Pace Early College High School
Nia-Isabella Garza
Mariana Mijangos

Lopez Early College High School
Angela Estrada
Gracie Gracia

Simon Rivera Early College High School
Mercy G. Ramirez
Emmanuel Sanchez

Veterans Memorial Early College High School
Leticia And
Cristian Hollow

Harmony Public Schools
Harmony School of Innovation
Ileana Martinez
Alejandro Valdez

Idea Public Schools
Idea Frontier College Preparatory
Diego Isaac Alfaro
Leonardo M. TrevinoIdea Brownsville College Preparatory
Enrique Castro
Sofia GuerraJubilee Academies
Jubilee Brownsville
Micah Elbert
Luz Maria GallegosLos Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District
Los Fresnos High School
Charles Matthew Bush
Alexandra Montes

South Texas Independent School District
South Texas ISD Medical Professions
Sebastian Garcia
David A. Tabanckiewicz

Other Greater Brownsville Area Schools
First Baptist School
Grecia Badillo
Octavio Gomez-Reyna
Saint Joseph Academy
Victoria Gonzalez
Rebecca Torteya

Valley Christian High School
Gilbert Lopez
Arianna C. Quezada