SANDOVAL COUNTY NEWS
Jun 16, 2017

County Commission recognizes 2017 Comcast Scholars

 

This time of year, most high school graduates are thinking about what awaits in the next phase of life. Four Bernalillo High graduates know they will be attending college, and the recently learned that first year financial load will be a bit lighter thanks to a scholarship from Comcast Corporation.

Comcast has asked the Sandoval County Commission to administer this local scholarship program. Each year, the commission reviews applications from deserving Bernalillo High School students and selects the scholarship recipients.

The 2017 scholars accepted checks ranging from $1,000 to $1,500 at county commission’s June 1, 2017 meeting. Here is the list of the 2017 Comcast Scholars:

 

Name

High School GPA

College Choice

Scholarship Amount

Brandon Warren

3.08

Eastern New Mexico University

$1,500

Shawn Maes

2.59

Central New Mexico College

$1,000

Carlos Duran

3.68

Luna Community College

$1,500

Jonni Chavez-Mast

3.63

University of New Mexico

$1,500