NVC Community Members & Employees Participate in Scholarship Application Judging

Representatives of the Northwest Vista College Business Council and Friends of the Arts at NVC (FANs) as well as NVC faculty and staff participated in the consolidated scholarship application judging event held April 13 at the Moody Learning Center at San Antonio College.

The number of student applications received by the April 1st Alamo Colleges Foundation application deadline was 2,410, according to Anna Rangel, scholarship coordinator for the Foundation. Of that number, 575 were applications from NVC current or future students.

NVC faculty and staff members serving as judges included Toni Canestaro, Diana Kersey, Minkyung Lee, Jimena Marin, and Paul Northway.

Carmen Botello, Andrew Alonso and Michele Lopez, recruiting specialists, Nationwide; Reina Perez, Regina Garcia, Jim Biasiolli and Michael B. Romero, Wells Fargo Mortgages; Eliot Lee, consultant, MVHL Consulting; Januarie Loyd, AVP and senior auditor, and Marci Demino, senior vice president and director of internal audit, Jefferson Bank; represented NVC as community members on the judging panel.

Manny Martinez, NVC alumni coordinator; and Alice Martinez, facility rental and community development specialist, helped facilitate the judging event.

Scholarship awards range from $200 to $3,000 per academic year with an average award amount of approximately $750, and are applied to the recipient’s student account for tuition, fees, books and other educational costs.

To date, NVC has awarded more than $259,000 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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