College honors State Rep. Alonzo, scholarship recipients at special reception

 

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On February 28, the College of Education hosted a special reception at Apogee Stadium to honor Texas State Representative Roberto R. Alonzo and 39 current recipients of the Roberto Alonzo scholarship. Over the past 10 years, 600 scholarships totaling $1.5 million have been awarded through the Roberto Alonzo Scholarship Program through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, thanks to the efforts of Representative Alonzo. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students working to pursue a career in bilingual/ESL education at UNT and UNT-Dallas.

Speakers included Dean Jerry Thomas and Dr. Rossana Boyd from the College of Education; UNT alumnus and former scholarship recipient Jesús Luján; Dr. Jacqueline Romano from UNT-Dallas; and Rep. Roberto Alonzo.

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Rep. Roberto R. Alonzo

 

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Dr. Rossana Boyd

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Jesús Luján ('13)

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Photos by Hatch Media.