Five Are Finalists for Romero Scholarships

Five Are Finalists for Romero Scholarships

The eighth annual Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship Awards will be presented on Saturday, April 1, at 8 p.m. in the Welch Dining Room of Lyons Hall.

University President William P. Leahy, SJ, will present the scholarship awards, which recognize two Boston College juniors of Latino descent who best represent the values and ideals of Archbishop Romero, an activist for the poor in El Salvador assassinated while celebrating Mass. Each award is a n $ 8 , 5 00 tuition stipend.

This year's finalists are:

Kathy Aprea (College of Arts and Sciences)- volunteer at St. Francis House through 4Boston program; member of 4Boston Council; Appalachia Volunteer program.

Lorraine Campozano (A&S) - treasurer of Cari b bean Culture Club; Antigua service trip; Organization of Latin American Affairs; volunteer for Casa Myrna Vasquez and Centro Presente.

Danielle Colon ( Lynch School of Education )- co-chair of LSOE Student A mbassador Program; Kids on Campus tutor; Igna c io Volunteer trip to Tijuana, Mexico; volunteer at Haley House through 4Boston program.

Ann Godoy (A&S) - active in Organization for Latin American Affairs; AHANA Leadership Council; volunteer at Commonwealth Tenants Association.

Yamil Jaskille ( A&S Honors Program ) - undergraduate research assistant in sociology; vice president and class representative of Puerto Rican Association; UGBC Social Action Commission; Project 2000 tutor.

 

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