IME-BECAS Award Ceremony

By Kevin O'Connor
Posted March 24, 2017

Nine Metropolitan State University students were awarded scholarships from the Mexican Consulate’s Institute of Mexicans Abroad [IME] Fellowship Program.

Head Consul Gerardo Guerrero Gomez of the Consulate of Mexico in Saint Paulvisited Metropolitan State University Saint Paul Campus, March 23, to confer the award. The program is designed to assist Latino students of Mexican origin.

Awardees are: Abril Macias, Urban Elementary Education; Acelia Hernandez Ramirez, pre-Business; Erika Calderon, pre-Social Work; Jon Guajardo, Early Childhood Studies; Karina De La Torre, Dental Hygiene; Nellyda Ross, Human Services; Taylor Rose Schoenecker, Nursing [MANE]; Venelli Maria Felling, Human Resource Management; Yareli Ortiz Villarreal, English.

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Photography by Kevin O’Connor