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LULAC Scholarship Recipients List 2018

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August 01, 2018
LULAC Cincinnati Honors 2018 Scholarship Recipients
CINCINNATI (Sept. 20, 2018)—The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) – Cincinnati Council held its 13th Annual Scholarship Recipients Celebration, September 20 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM at Northern Kentucky University, Student Union Ballroom.  The theme of this year’s event is “Celebrating the Future Leaders of America.”   

During the event, LULAC honored 34 college scholarship recipients for their scholastic achievement. “The students are inspiring examples of people who are making a significant difference in the Hispanic community.  They are the Future Leaders of America” said Lourdes Ribera, LULAC Cincinnati President.  In addition, Leo Calderon, Director of Latino Programs and services at NKU, received the “Unsung Hero” Award for his dedication and personal coaching to hundreds of Latino Students at NKU and in the Cincinnati community and for his ongoing support to LULAC throughout the years.

We want to thank our LULAC Scholarship sponsors Procter & Gamble, John and Francie Pepper and Mercy Health for their support and partnership.

LULAC 2018 Scholarship Recipients:
Jose M. Arreaga UC
Guillermo Benitez NKU
Isaac Boldery Carnegie Mellon
Yordy Cabrera Skidmore College
Christina Caffrey NKU
Gabriella Camacho UC
Natasha Camacho Cedarville University
Samantha Galarza Miami
Svetlana Galvez UC
Gisela Garcia NKU
Nancy Giron NKU
Johana Gonzalez Gateway Comm College
Leidy Ladino Cincinnati Christian U.
Yesenia Martinez UC
Rolando Mendez NKU
Veronica Montes NKU
Jennifer Montes NKU
Karina Montes NKU
Brenda Moran NKU
Alexandra Navarro UC
Sandra Onate NKU
Jesselyn Padilla NKU
Maria Pena NKU
Draven Pena UC
Angie  Principe NKU
Viniza Ramirez NKU
Miguel Rodriguez NKU
Alondra Rosales NKU
Claudia Rueda Cincinnati State
Nykarlis Santos NKU
Karen Sanchez UC
Alyssa Torres NKU
Ana Torres Xavier
Christian Valadez NKU

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with more than 1000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit

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