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Bowl Distributes $510,000 in Scholarships

A total of 71 winners of Valero Alamo Bowl Community Partners Scholarships were announced at PNC Pigskin Preview Luncheon on August 23, 2023.

Funded by the Bowl and matching programs at all six of San Antonio’s four-year universities (Our Lady of the Lake University, St. Mary’s University, Texas A&M–San Antonio, Trinity University, University of the Incarnate Word, and UTSA), the selected college juniors and seniors will split $510,000 in scholarship awards.

The 2023 Valero Alamo Bowl Community Partners Scholarships recipients by university are:

Our Lady of the Lake University

  • Noah Davila, History  
  • Katelyn Garces, Criminal Justice
  • Eleana Granados, Criminal Justice
  • Jaylynn Guadiano, Management
  • Anthony Maciel, Kinesiology
  • Aidan Maldonado, Kinesiology
  • Emma Maltos, Education
  • Caroline Martinez, Education
  • Felizidi Mata, Accounting
  • Elizabeth Moreno, Social Work
  • Kristen Moreno, Social Work
  • Bry’Anna Navarro Roberts, Social Work
  • Sophia Perez, English
  • Madelyne Ramos, Social Work
  • Joel Victor Rosales, Communications
  • Edwin Ruiz, Psychology
  • Stephanie Sandoval, Com Sci Disorders

St. Mary’s University

  • Josh Buske, Economics
  • Melida Garza, Management
  • Daniel Gimena, International Business
  • Bailey Godwin, Communications Studies
  • Tanner Lundgren, Exercise & Sport Science
  • Andre Schlaefli, Management  

Texas A&M University – San Antonio

  • Karen Aguayo, Kinesiology
  • Stephanie Arellano, Interdisciplinary
  • Laura Cruz, Psychology
  • Kaitlin Dzierzanowski, Marketing
  • Rodrigo Flores-Martinez, Accounting
  • Bonnie Gutierrez, General Business
  • Rosalia Lopez, Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Isaiah Lucio Computer Information Systems
  • Leila Madanizadeh, Biology
  • Nilou Madanizadeh, Biology
  • Sakashi Patel, Biology
  • Arely Rocha, BBA Management
  • Joseph Rubio, Kinesiology
  • Claudia Salazar, Biology
  • Fatima Soria-Lazo, Mathematics  
  • Lizbeth Terrazas, Biology
  • Kailin Ventura, Biology
  • Deandra Wiggins Computer Information Systems              

Trinity University

  • Asjal Ahmad, Computer Science
  • Alejandra Caballero, Political Science/Economics
  • Emma Cable, Spanish/Communication  
  • Jay Fitzgerald, Finance/Accounting  
  • Alondra Flores, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology/Spanish  
  • Adrian Herrera, Engineering Science  
  • Nilou Madanizadeh, Biology  
  • Leila Madanizadeh, Biology
  • Caterina Mora Adrover, Business Analytics and Technology/International Economics
  • Julissa Ramirez, Education        

University of the Incarnate Word

  • Felicia Alvarado, Business  
  • Amil Bettencourt, Education
  • Katherine Dunnagan, Communication Arts
  • Daniela Espinoza, Business
  • Luke Gombert, Education
  • Matthew Hinds, Rehabilitative Science
  • Carson Hunsucker, Business
  • Natalia Krepelka, Rehabilitative Science
  • Daniela Madera, Business
  • Abigail Mills, Education
  • Ivanna Montes, Rehabilitative Science
  • Elisa Moran, Communication Arts
  • Vanessa Palacios, Communication Arts
  • Makalyn Price, Rehabilitative Science
  • Hannah Rangel, Rehabilitative Science
  • Eduardo Sarabia, Business
  • Jalen Smothers, Rehabilitative Science
  • Natalie Zepeda, Community Health Education


  • Ryan Beaird, Multidisciplinary Studies
  • Camryn Carreon, Business
  • Brandon Matterson, Management of Technology
  • Sidney Love, Management  

in December, the Valero Alamo Bowl will announce the 92 winners of Valero Alamo Bowl Student-Athlete Scholarships where at least one $7,500 scholarship is awarded to a high school senior from every participating San Antonio area public and private high school.

For the 2023-2024 academic year, Valero Alamo Bowl and its partners will collectively award $1.2 million split between students representing every participating San Antonio area high school and four-year university.

This is the largest local scholarship total among all bowl games. For more information on Valero Alamo Bowl scholarships, click here .

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