YUMA - Eleven students from Arizona Western College took home scholarship award during an annual Student Showcase on May 7.
The showcase serves as a platform to highlight a variety of student projects and has become an opportunity for students to earn scholarships. The Gowan Company has donated $5,000 in funds available for students to apply for.
Students selected for the funds include: Lily McNair, $1500; Joseph Saul, $1500; Stephanie Franco, $800; Alexander Trevino, $500;, Miriam Moreno, $100; Jasmine Lara, $100; Estefania Valencia, $100; Alicia Caro, $100; Anne-Heather Welch, $100; Carlos Ortega, $100; and Brenton Rhodes, $100. Several recipients will apply their scholarships to completing coursework at AWC, while others will use their scholarships to support their transfer to universities across the state.
Presentations this year consisted of musical performances, poetry recitation, a short film, scientific research across disciplines, a short story collection, and various explorations of language, including French, English, and ASL, as well as artwork, math projects, and a variety of cultural studies.