Students who had suspended their educational careers are back on track thanks to the award of 12 scholarships from the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation’s Regional College/Returning Student Scholarship Fund.
Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship to pursue a two-year degree regionally or certification leading to a career. The grants are made possible by employees at LANL, Los Alamos National Security, LLC., contractors and friends in the community.
This is the third round of returning scholarships from the LANL Foundation, which awards an additional $400,000 in scholarships annually to recent high school graduates through the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund.
The latest winners are:
· Matthew Glass of Santa Fe, a therapeutic adventure coordinator, who seeks an associate degree from Santa Fe Community College in teacher education and plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in secondary education .
· Adrienne Mahrenholz of El Prado, who has a bachelor’s degree in recreation and sports management, and now is studying at UNM-Taos for an associate degree in nursing and plans to earn a master’s to become a nursing administrator.