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Latino students awarded scholarships to attend Judson

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League of United Latin American Citizens Council 5236 awarded five Latino Judson University students scholarships at their annual meeting and awards ceremony on Sept. 10.

Through an ongoing partnership between Judson University and LULAC Council 5236, each of the five students were awarded $5,000 toward their tuition at Judson. This is the fifth year of a 10-year, $200,000 scholarship program to support deserving Latino students to attend Judson University.

The 2012-13 LULAC scholars include Mary Lu Bartolón, a freshman architecture major from Dudley, N.C.; Agustín Martínez, a sophomore management information technology major from Elgin; Andrea Carolina Martínez, a freshman from Bartlett; Andrea Carolina Martínez, a junior biochemistry major from South Elgin; and Leticia Joy Pérez, a sophomore business management major from Harvard.

Founded in 1929, LULAC is the oldest Hispanic civic organization in the U.S. Council 5236 boasts more than 30 active and committed members and more than a decade of service to the Elgin, Carpentersville and Dundee communities.

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