The Alamosa High School stage was filled Monday night, May 22, with seniors ready to embark on their next journey — higher education. Scholarship winners were recognized by various community members and high school administrators as the educational dollars added up. The students were also presented cords from their various academic activity sponsors, including GEAR Up, journalism/yearbook, Key Club, Knowledge Bowl, Link Crew, Media Tech, MESA, National Honor Society, science fair, speech/debate, and Student Council.
Daniels Scholar Manuelito Casias received a standing ovation on Monday evening after being presented with his scholarship. According to representative Alfonso Casias, Manuelito put in nearly 2800 service hours over the past few years, which shows how truly deserving he is of the award.
Alamosa High School senior Jose Lopez accepts a Learn Local Scholarship award from Trinidad State representative Michael Sisneros valued at three credit hours per semester.
Last Monday evening’s Maroon and White Night began with the singing of the National Anthem by Alamosa High School senior Kylie Avila, pictured with principal Andy Lavier and other AHS seniors.
The Alamosa Alumni Association (AAA) awarded four $500 scholarships to AHS seniors Isabelle ter Kuile (AAA Scholarship), Will Parkins (Nathan Sandoval Memorial Scholarship), Adeline Sabido (Jerry Reed Scholarship) and Olivia Miller (Nathan Sandoval Memorial Scholarship). The recipients were recognized Monday evening by association members and Jerry Reed’s stepmom, Connie Reed. Pictured from left are, front: Isaiah Avila, ter Kuile, Parkins, Sabido and back row: Jason Duncan, Sophia Avila, Reed, Sarah Ramirez and Jennifer Alonzo. Not pictured is Olivia Miller. Courtesy photo