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UGA announces the Goizueta Foundation Scholarship recipients for 2010-2011

Athens, Ga. – Six University of Georgia incoming freshmen have been selected to receive the Goizueta Foundation Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year.

The scholarship provides $3,000 per year to undergraduates who are fluent in both written and spoken Spanish, have family who currently reside in the United States, and have demonstrated financial need as determined by UGA’s Office of Student Financial Aid.

The scholarship is among a number of grants the Goizueta Foundation of Atlanta has awarded to UGA for enhancing educational opportunities for a more diverse student body, particularly undergraduates fluent in both written and spoken Spanish.

The scholarship is renewable for a maximum of three additional years if the recipients maintain certain academic standards and continue to have demonstrated financial need.

The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship recipients (listed by county) are:

Name / Hometown / High School / Parent(s)

Gwinnett County

Estefania Gomez / Lawrenceville / Greater Atlanta Christian School / Rogelio and Miriam Gomez

Juliana Herrera / Lawrenceville / Dacula High School / Carlos Herrera and Elvia Colorado

Niurklin Jimenez / Norcross / Meadow Creek High School / Franklin Jimenez and Miurka Trinidad

Hall County

Leslie Wright / Flowery Branch / Johnson High School / Javier and Esther Ancieta

Henry County

Maria Torres / Stockbridge / Dutchtown High School / Edwin and Aura Torres

Screven County

Felipe Pedraza / Sylvania / Screven County High School / Felipe and Laura Pedraza

For general information on scholarships, see