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Community Foundation announces 75 local scholarship awards


The Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico (CFSNM) announced in July that 75 high school and college students have been awarded scholarships that are managed by CFSNM.

CFSNM has awarded more than $53,000 and 34 scholarships to more than 75 students in southern New Mexico. The 2022 Jon Wynne Spring Scholarship alone provided $21,450 to 42 students. 

“I want to thank the Legarreta Family and CFSNM for their generosity in providing me with (the

Alexis Legarreta Memorial) Scholarship,” said Augustina Rodriguez, a graduate of Mayfield High School.

“Since I come from a family of very little money,” Rodriguez said, “this will help me reach my career goal of becoming a nurse.

Other scholarship recipients were Katrina Arguello, Margarita Salas, Mia Valles, Claudia Acosta-Barrera, Sabrina Ontiveros, Arturo Acosta-Barrera, Destiny Hernandez, Salma Barragan, Stephanie Galvan, Claudia Acosta, Oralia Serrano, Allen Orozco, Deja Boyd, Angelica Renteria Helms, Katrina Arguello, Dani Coogler, Aya Alsheikh, Jesus Herrera, Luna Robledo, Marika Gallegos, Allie French, Milena Lujan, Anayancy Campos, Arcelia Mendoza, Haley Rougemont, Claudia Acosta, Isaiah Mendez, Monica Rodriguez, Mark Chuca, Sydney Crow, Kalista Cates, Lacey Dale, Addyson Funchess, Hubert Quintana,

Anthony Padilla, Valentina Garcia-Aguirre, Brooklin Lovato, Aileen Gutierrez, Shea Binkley, Tionna Tom,

Colton Montoya, Danielle Flores, Ashley Huebner, Sabrina Ontiveros, Charlene Valdez, Angelica Garcia,

Hayli Calderon, Nicholas Spamer.

CFSNM is located at 2640 El Paseo Road in Las Cruces.

For more information, call 575-521-4794.

Visit https://communityfoundationofsouthernnewmexico.org/.

Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico