Duneland LULAC Council #5016 awards scholarships

2012-07-31T11:04:00Z Duneland LULAC Council #5016 awards scholarshipsContributed by Alicia Rios | LULAC Publicity Director nwitimes.com

CHESTERTON | Duneland LULAC Council #5016 selected their 2012 LULAC Scholarship recipients. Scholarships will be awarded to the following outstanding students:

Karaline Cartagena – Indiana University, Bloomington

Alexander J. Correa – Butler University, Indianapolis

Marie G. Espana – Indiana University, Gary

Kurt R. Fant – Purdue University, West Lafayette

Kelci E. Garcia – University of Southern Indiana

Steven Garcia – University of Southern Indiana

Rosa A. Hernandez – Indiana University, Bloomington

Jose G. Lara, Jr. – Indiana University, Bloomington

Luis M. Murillo – Purdue University Calumet

Sarah A. Sanchez – Indiana University, Bloomington

Steven B. Valdez – Purdue University, West Lafayette

Congratulations to these outstanding students. Best wishes for an exciting and challenging year!!

Duneland LULAC’s 21th Annual Scholarship Luncheon will be held on Sunday, August 5, 2012 at the beautiful Sand Creek Country Club, 1001 Sand Creek Dr. in Chesterton Indiana, from 12:30 – 4 PM. Doors will open at 12:00 pm. There will be a 50/50 Cash Raffle and a Silent Auction. Key speaker for this event will be Michael Puente, Reporter South Chicago-Northwest Indiana Region for WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago Public Media, Chicago, Illinois.

The public should contact Barabara Sanchez, Scholarship Chairperson at 219-926-4313 for reservations. A donation of $20.00 per person will be accepted.

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the oldest and largest Latino civil rights organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 700 councils nationwide.

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