Ten graduating high school students received $28,000 in scholarships as the Latino Scholarship Fund provided financial support to local Latino students for the 21st year in a row.
The students all demonstrated excellent academic achievement and they have participated in extra-curricular activities.
“The students who earn LSF scholarships are well-rounded and meet all of our criteria,” said Abigail Kopp, chair of the Scholarship Fund. “We have tremendous confidence in all the young people we selected this year. We know they will succeed in college.”
These students were awarded scholarships:
Jimena Lozovikas of Danbury High School
Erika Cardenas of Danbury High School
Abigail Curillo of Wooster School
Jennifer Lopez Denaranda of Danbury High School
Sahara Gutierrez of Danbury High School
Angelica Crespo of Danbury High School
Heidi Matias of Danbury High School
Dominique Scott of Danbury High School
Peter Ward of New Milford High School
Angie Tovar of Danbury High School
Union Savings Bank, the Savings Bank of Danbury and Newtown Savings Bank all supported scholarships. The ceremony was held on June 15 at Western Connecticut State University.