Romero Scholarship Reception Slated for March 27

(3-10-99) -- The seventh annual Archbishop Oscar Romero Scholarship Award reception will take place at on Saturday, March 27, in the Heights Room of the Lower Campus Dining Hall at 8 p.m.

The Romero Scholarships are named in honor of the Archbishop of San Salvador, who was assassinated in 1980 and is regarded by many Salvadorans as a martyr in their country's struggles against repression and poverty.

A committee of adminsitrators, faculty and students award the scholarships to Boston College juniors of Latino descent who best represent the values and ideals inherent in the life of Oscar Romero. Students are selected on the basis of their academic performances and dedication to community service.

The evening will include Colombian and Latin music, dancing, hors d'oeuvres and dessert.

For further information, or to make a reservation to attend the event, call ext. 2-1996 by March 15.

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