Valero Alamo Bowl Distributes $430,000 in College Scholarships

The Valero Alamo Bowl Community Partners Scholarship award winners were recognized at the annual Rudy’s Bar-B-Q Pigskin Preview on Wednesday, August 28th. The 64 college scholarship winners listed below will split $430,000 through funding from the Bowl and matching programs at each university.

For the 19th consecutive year the Valero Alamo Bowl will also award scholarships to area high school students. This program began in 2000 with 26 San Antonio high school students splitting $52,000 and this year $562,500 will be awarded to 75 deserving students.

With over $1 million distributed each year, the Valero Alamo Bowl has the largest local scholarship total among the 40 bowl games.

Since 2000, including the 2019 season, the Valero Alamo Bowl has distributed $6.1 million in scholarship awards to 1,082 students.

Congratulations to the college winners for the Valero Alamo Bowl Community Partners Scholarship:

Our Lady of the Lake University

Nora Marcela Anda – Kinesiology – Junior

Liesel Aranda – Kinesiology – Senior

Joseph Cardenas – Kinesiology – Senior

Lauren Castro – Comparative Mexican American – Junior

Alexis Elizondo – Communication Disorders – Senior

Andrea Gandara – Kinesiology – Senior

Rebecca Garza – Individualized Study – Senior

Nadia Gloria – Psychology – Junior

Vanessa Guevara – Psychology – Senior

Zachary Muha – Computer Information Systems and Security – Senior

Jose Luis Neri – Individualized Study – Senior

Robert Olivia – Kinesiology – Senior

Angela Vargas Tatolla – Computer Information Systems and Security – Senior

Michael Tijerina – Marketing – Senior

St. Mary’s University

Zach de la Garza – Finance and Risk Management – Senior

Andrew Perez – Computer Science – Senior

Marcus Plataniotis – Psychology – Sophomore

Staci Johns – English Language Arts and Reading – Senior

Leah Witaker – Exercise & Sport Science – Senior

Texas A&M University – San Antonio

Keila Carlos – Education – Senior

Valeria Chavez Sotelo – Kinesiology – Junior

Autumn Crane – Psychology – Junior

Elizabeth Delgado – Education – Junior

Alexandra Espinoza – Education – Senior

Alejandra Garcia Muniz – Education – Senior

Michael Gonzales – Management – Senior

Maria Hernandez – Accounting – Senior

Katrina King – Marketing – Senior

Alexis Nichols – Finance – Senior

Diana Tapa – Education – Senior

Martin Vertiz – Political Science – Senior

Trinity University

Camila Acosta – International Studies – Mexico – Senior

Travis Boyd – Political Science – Senior

Margeaux Brown – Accounting – Junior

Kailey DeLuca – Anthropology – Senior

Russell Hurrell-Zitelman – Marketing – Senior

Diane Long – Sociology – Junior

Ciara McDaniel – Music – Instrumental – Senior

Alex Motter – Business Analytics and Technology – Senior

Caroline Neeley –Theatre – Senior

Amira Nickerson – Communications – Senior

Jaclyn Valdez – General Studies – Sophomore

Ju (Grace) Yun – Psychology – Junior

University of the Incarnate Word

Tyler Acosta – Kinesiology – Senior

Amber Aguilar – Business – Senior

Thais Barron – Community Health – Junior

Mikayla Brownlow – Athletic Training – Senior

Sabrina Berain – Rehab Science – Senior

Halyssa Garza – Business – Senior

Cody Graham – Business – Junior

Kayla Homeyer – Rehab Science – Senior

Bethany Melendez – Communications – Junior

Camila Melero – Communications – Senior

Krystal Ortiz – Rehab Science – Senior

Holly Nelson – Business – Senior

Carolyn Rodriguez – Business – Junior

Richay Stephens – Communications – Senior

Bianca Torres – Rehab Science – Junior

Jasmine Williams – Rehab Science – Junior

UTSA

Frank Harris – Sociology – Sophomore

Hannah Holzmann – Sociology – Sophomore

Sincere McCormick – Undecided – Freshman

Brianna McCulloch – English – Senior

Palmer Wenzel – Cyber Security – Senior

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