Eagle Pass Chamber of Commerce Awards Scholarships

 At left, Dr. Claudia Rodriguez Wright, RGC’s Director of Admissions and Records and Student Services, and Dr. Paul Sorrels, right, Vice President of Rio Grande College, welcome new transfer student Kiara Balboa at the Eagle Pass Chamber of Commerce annual Scholarship Banquet held at Luby's. Balboa and Juan Carbajal, not pictured, were awarded the Chamber’s RGC scholarships.

By Laura Nelson

Eagle Pass-Two local students transferring from Southwest Texas Junior College to Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College were feted at the annual Scholarship Breakfast held by the Eagle Pass Chamber of Commerce on May 24.

Kiara Y. Balboa and Juan R. Carbajal were awarded the Chamber scholarships and both will begin their RGC careers this fall. Ms. Balboa will study education while Mr. Carbajal plans to earn a business administration degree. Both are from Eagle Pass.