2013 CHCI Scholarship Recipients

Associate Degree

Izamar Esmeralda Contreras Alvarado
Berrien Springs, Michigan
A.A., Political Science
Lake Michigan College

Maria Alejandra Garibay Campos
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Aurora, Colorado
A.S., Nursing
Community College of Aurora

Tiffany A. Viruet
CHCI-Banco Popular Scholar

New York, NY
A.A., Human Services
CUNY Bronx Community College

Bachelor Degree

Glenda R. Abreu
CHCI-ExxonMobil Scholar
Hialeah, FL
B.S., Microbiology
University of Florida

Susana Almaguer Martinez
CHCI-Box Tops for Education Scholar
Louisville, KY
B.S., Biology
University of Louisville

Gissel Sofia Arredondo
CHCI-ExxonMobil Scholar
San Antonio, Texas
B.S., Physics
The University of Texas at Austin

Melissa Avila
CHCI-ExxonMobil Scholar
Pico Rivera, California
B.S., Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles

Mikayla Brie Aviles
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar

Gladstone, Michigan
Undeclared
University of Southern California

Monserrat Baeza
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Firebaugh, California
B.A., Forensic Science (Concentration in Chemistry)
San Jose State University

Juan Balcazar
CHCI-South Texas Scholar
Brownsville, TX
B.S., Business Administration
Baylor University

Dianna Lupita Barba
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar
Sun Valley, California
B.S., Civil Engineering
Stanford University

Deborah Keila Bello
CHCI-ExxonMobil Scholar
Brooklyn, New York
B.A., Animation & Digital Arts
University of Southern California

Cesar Esteban Bernal
CHCI-ExxonMobil Scholar
Phoenix, Arizona
B.S., Mathematics
Brown University

Genevieve Briseno
CHCI-ExxonMobil Scholar
San Antonio, Texas
B.S., Nursing
Texas A&M University—Corpus Christi

Alvaro J. Calle Laguna
CHCI-Major League Baseball (MLB) Scholar
Reston, VA
B.S., Civil Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 

Mildres Yezenia Cano Moralez
CHCI-Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation

Richmond, Virginia
B.A., Baking & Pastry Arts/Food Service Management
Johnson & Wales University—Charlotte

Alejandro Jesus Carballido
CHCI-ExxonMobil Scholar
Miami, Florida
B.S., Pre-Medicine
University of Miami

Wendy Cartagena-Gonzalez
CHCI-Telemundo Scholar

North Hollywood, California
B.A., Communications
University of California—Los Angeles

Daniela Elizabeth Carbajal
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Miami, Florida
B.S., Biology
Florida State University

Michael Carvajal
CHCI-Gulf States Toyota Scholar
Astoria, NY
Undeclared
CUNY Brooklyn College

Saul Cerrillo
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar
Converse, Texas
B.A., Electrical Engineering
The University of Texas at Dallas

Ana Collazo
CHCI-ExxonMobil Scholar
Guaynabo, PR
B.S., Genetics & Pre-Medicine
Iowa State University

Lesley Cordero
CHCI-ExxonMobil Scholar
Amsterdam, NY
B.S., Computer Science
Columbia University

Myrka Alexandra Cuji
Ozone Park, New York
B.A., Astronomy
SUNY Stony Brook 

Renata De La Torre
CHCI-Eli Lilly & Co. Scholar
La Puente, California
B.A., English
University of California—Los Angeles

Carlos De Santiago
CHCI-South Texas Scholar
Mission, TX
B.A., Electrical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

Jesus Salvador Delgado
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar

Caledonia, Michigan
B.S., Business Administration/Marketing
Calvin College

Nancy Doria
CHCI-South Texas Scholar

San Benito, TX
B.S., Biology/Pre-Medicine
University of Texas, Pan American

Rebecca Espinoza
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

North Las Vegas, Nevada
B.S., Social Work
University of Nevada Las Vegas

Gabryelle
Angeylca Estrada
West Palm Beach, Florida
B.S., International Business
Babson College

Mayra
Valeria Estrada
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Vale, Oregon
B.S., Chemistry
Boise State University

Leslie
Jacqueline Eyzaguirre Mercado
CHCI-Eli Lilly & Co. Scholar
Elizabeth, New Jersey
B.S.,  Biology
Drew University

Isaias Faustino
CHCI-Box Tops for Education Scholar

Goshen, Indiana
B.A., Elementary Education
Goshen College

Stephany Feijoo
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Miami, Florida
B.S., Chemistry
Florida International University

Evelin
Areli Flamenco
Silver Spring, Maryland
B.A., Environmental Geoscience
West Virginia University

Cynthia Florentino
Orlando, Florida
B.A., Political Science
University of Central Florida

Mayra Alejandra Flores
CHCI-Box Tops for Education Scholar

El Paso, Texas
B.S., Exercise Science
The University of Texas at Austin

Celia Anahi Flores Delgado
CHCI-Box Tops for Education Scholar

Richmond, California
B.S., Marine Biology
University of California—Santa Cruz

Kenia Flores
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Parlier, California
B.S., Biology
University of Calfornia—Los Angeles

Paul
Alan Godette
Far Rockaway, New York
B.A., Architecture
City College of New York

Alexandra Karina Gomez
CHCI-American Sugar Alliance Scholar
Rio Rico, Arizona
B.A., Architecture
University of Arizona

Ana Justina Gonzalez
CHCI-Major League Baseball Scholar
Bronx, New York
B.S., Accounting
CUNY Baruch College

Erica Gonzalez
CHCI-American Sugar Alliance Scholar
Chicago, Illinois
B.S., Psychology
University of Illinois at Chicago

Raina Gonzalez-Homs
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Akron, Ohio
B.S., Nursing
University of Akron

Christian Guerrero
CHCI-Box Tops for Education Scholar

Nampa, Idaho
B.S., Chemistry
Boise State University

Katherine Benita Guerrero
CHCI-Banco Popular Scholar

Bronx, New York
B.A., Aircraft Operations
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Lucerito Gutierez
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar

San Diego, California
B.A., Electrical Engineering
University of California, San Diego

Evelyn Gutierrez
CHCI-Telemundo Scholar

Atwater, California
B.A., Human Communication
California State University—Monterey Bay

Evelyn Victoria Gutierrez
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Tulsa, Oklahoma
B.S., Pre-Medicine
University of Tulsa

Alma Guzman
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Chicago, Illinois
B.S., Nursing
Saint Xavier University

Luis A. Hernandez
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar

Canby, Oregon
B.S., Engineering
Oregon State University

Natalie Hernandez
CHCI-National Association of Broadcasters Scholar
Albuquerque, New Mexico
B.A., Spanish & Portuguese
University of New Mexico

Valeria Hernandez
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar

Casnovia, Michigan
B.A., Music
Columbia College—Chicago

Joseph Anthony Ibarra
CHCI-Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation

Mesa, Arizona
B.S., Business Administration
Arizona State University—Tempe

Jacob Hackzell Jaime
CHCI-Telemundo Scholar

Whittier, California
B.S., Film
Biola University

Jorge Luis Jaramillo
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Simpsonville, South Carolina
B.A., Biology
College of Charleston

Luis David Jaramillo
Cape Coral, Florida
B.S., Chemistry
Williams College

Elias Jimenez Jr.
Defiance, Ohio
B.A., Intervention Specialist
Defiance College

Jose Luis Jimenez
CHCI-National Association of Broadcasters Scholar
Phoenix, Arizona
B.S., Electrical Engineering
Arizona State University East

Mireya Jimenez
Miami, Florida
B.A., Secondary Math Education
Miami Dade College

Katherine Laddusaw
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Columbia, Missouri
B.S., Biology
University of Missouri—Columbia

Valeria Laura Landeros
CHCI-PhRMA Scholar
Alamo, Texas
B.A., Architecture
The University of Texas at Austin

Frank Daniel Laucerica
CHCI-American Postal Workers Scholar
Miami, Florida
B.A., Voice & Opera Performance
Northwestern University

Jennifer Leiva
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Covina, California
B.A., Biology
University of California—Irvine

Maria Librado
CHCI-Box Tops for Education Scholar

Hillsboro, Texas
B.A., Education
The University of Texas at Austin

Grecia Limo
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar
Hartford, Connecticut
B.A., Human Development Family Studies
University of Connecticut

Angelica Lopez
Mundelein, Illinois
B.S., Nursing
Lewis University

Mariam Gabriela Lopez Rosales
Burlington, North Carolina
B.A., Broadcast Journalism
Elon University

Maria Ximena Loza-Lopez
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Lansing, Michigan
B.S., Biology
Olivet College

Jose Gabriel Marquez Maya
CHCI-PhRMA Scholar
Huntington Park, California
B.S., Chemical Engineering
California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Adam Jesus Martin
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar

Torrance, California
B.A., Mechanical Engineering
University of California—Merced

Isabella Marie Masieri
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Miami, Florida
B.A., Psychology
Florida International University

Vanessa Christina Medina
CHCI-Anheuser-Busch Scholar
Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico
B.A., Social Work & Political Science
New Mexico Highlands University

Wendy Medina
CHCI-AARP Scholar
Santa Ana, California
B.A., English
California State University East Bay

Arianna Nicole Mendoza
CHCI-Que Rica Vida Scholar

Cathedral City, California
B.A., Psychology
University of California—Santa Cruz

Justin Nestor Miranda
CHCI-AT&T Scholar
Miami, Florida
B.S., Pre-Medicine
University of Miami

Henry Montas
CHCI-Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation

Roslindale, Massachusetts
B.S., Economics & Finance
University of Massachusetts—Boston

Alberto Morejon
CHCI-Box Tops for Education Scholar

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
B.A., Secondary Education
Oklahoma State University

Armando Narciso
CHCI-Bank of America Scholar
San Diego, California
B.S., Neuroscience & Chemistry
University of California-Riverside

Reissa Noriega
CHCI-Box Tops for Education Scholar

Los Angeles, California
B.A., Spanish
University of California—Berkeley

Lenin Olivera
Silver Spring, Maryland
B.S., Biology
University of Maryland College Park

Abraham Ortiz Tapia
Cumberland, Wisconsin
B.S., Biomedical Engineering
Marquette University

Klarizsa S. Padilla
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar
Waukega, IL
B.S., Engineering
Middlebury College

Jaslina Saavedra Paintal
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Raleigh, North Carolina
B.A., Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

JeanCarlos Peralta
Boston, Massachusetts
B.S., Business Administration
Northeastern University

Cosette Perez
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar
El Paso, Texas
B.A., Biomedical Studies
University of Texas at El Paso

Esperanza Esther Perez
CHCI-Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation

Apopka, Florida
B.S., Finance & Accounting
University of Central Florida

Michelle Perez
CHCI-Baxter Healthcare Scholar
Union City, New Jersey
B.A., Political Science
Saint Peters University

Bethany Person
CHCI-Banco Popular

Brooklyn, New York
B.S., Chemistry
SUNY College at Buffalo

Cecilia Melida Ramirez
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Bellflower, California
B.S., Biochemistry
Loyola Marymount University

Juan Pedro Ramirez
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Los Angeles, California
B.A., Public Health
University of Southern California

Laura Dorely Ramirez
CHCI-JP Morgan Chase & Co. Scholar
Indio, California
B.A., Psychology
California State University—San Bernardino  

Felicitas Reyes
CHCI-PepsiCo Scholar
Anaheim, California
B.S., Undeclared
University of Southern California

Joshua Robinson
CHCI-Prudential Scholar
Gainesville, Georgia
B.A., Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

EmmaJo Asusa Robledo
CHCI-Salt River Project Scholar
Laredo, Texas
B.S., Biology
Texas A&M International University

Maria Concepcion Rico Rodriguez
CHCI-Pfizer Scholar
Phoenix, Arizona
B.A., Criminal Justice
Arizona State University

Bianca V. Rodriguez
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar

Redwood City, CA
B.A., Ethnic Studies
University of California, Berkeley

Edgar David Rodriguez
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Dallas, Texas
B.S., Biochemistry
Southern Methodist University

David A. Rodriguez-Oporta
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar

Christiana, Pennsylvania
B.A., Engineering
Lehigh University

Jaqueline Oxmara Rojas
CHCI-Box Tops for Education Scholar

Cicero, Illinois
B.S., Biochemistry
University of Illinois at Chicago

Melissa Rosario
CHCI-Box Tops for Education Scholar

Pembroke Pines, Florida
B.A., Elementary Education
University of Central Florida

Jean Alberto Ruiz Cortés
CHCI-Sheet Metal Workers Int'l Scholar
San Juan, Puerto Rico
B.S., Biology
University of Puerto Rico—Rio Piedras

Valeria Salazar Ballí
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Brownsville, Texas
B.S., Biology
University of Texas—Pan American

Romina Del Carmen Sanchez
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Miami Beach, Florida
B.S., Neuroscience
Mount Holyoke College

Madelene
Santizo
CHCI-Teamsters Scholar
Pomona, California
Undeclared
Bates College

Katherine Sanz
CHCI-The Coca Cola Company Scholar
Ocala, Florida
B.A., Electrical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Bricia Santoyo
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Fellsmere, Florida
B.A., Health Education
University of Central Florida

Frank Saucedo
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar

Niles, Michigan
B.A., Religious Studies
Andrews University

Kelsey Nicole Scheenks
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar

Bronson, Michigan
Undeclared
Olivet College

Kristen Marie Smith
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Encinitas, California
B.A., Psychology
University of California—Santa Cruz

Aldo I. Sosa
CHCI-Ford Blue Oval Scholar
Dallas, Texas
B.S., Electrical Engineering
Texas A&M University

Emily Alexis Soza
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Topeka, Kansas
B.A., Occupational Therapy
University of Kansas

Nancy Guadalupe Talamantes
CHCI-USTelecom Scholar
Ontario, California
B.A., International Studies
University of Southern California

Jessica Tavera
CHCI-Solomon P. Ortiz Endowment Scholar
Luling, Texas
B.A., Psychology
Texas State University—San Marcos

Alfonso Toro
CHCI-ExxonMobil Scholar
Bell Gardens, California
B.A., Ethnic Studies
Yale University

Cesia Torres
CHCI-T-Mobile Scholar
Hidalgo, Texas
B.S., Accounting
University of the Incarnate Word

Sandra Valencia
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Yakima, Washington
B.S., Nutritional Science
Central Washington University

Victor
Alfonso Vasquez
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Ontario, Oregon
B.A., Psychology
Eastern Oregon University

Brenda Huerta Vazquez
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Burley, Idaho
B.S., Pharmacy
Boise State University

Jennifer P. Villalobos
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar
Denver, Colorado
B.S., Public Health
University of Colorado at Denver

Johan
Sebastian Zambrano
Worcester, Massachusetts
B.A., International Relations
University of Pennsylvania

Christopher Zermeno Sandoval
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Long Beach, California
B.S., Health Sciences
Chapman University

Graduate Degree

Rick A. Aguilar
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Master of Public Health
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Laura Benavides
CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar

Dallas, Texas
Master of Public Health
Texas A&M University

Elizabeth De La Rosa
San Antonio, Texas
Doctorate of Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch—Galveston

Devin Moreno
CHCI-Solomón P. Ortiz Endowment Scholar

Corpus Christi, Texas
Master of Oriental Medicine & Acupuncture
Texas Health and Science University

Hector Zamudio
Long Beach, California
Master of Nursing
University of California—San Francisco


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