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EA Receives Scholarship from Dual Language Education of New Mexico
Evangelina Del Cid of East San José ES received money to help earn a bachelor's degree in bilingual education.
May 9, 2012
Evangelina Del Cid, an educational assistant at East San José Elementary, is the recipient of the $500 Janet Montoya Schoeppner Memorial Scholarship.
Dual Language Education of New Mexico Board Co-Chair Diana Pinkston-Stewart and East San José Principal Steve Tognoni proudly presented Eva with her award last month.
In addition to working as an educational assistant, Eva is attending New Mexico Highlands University in Rio Rancho working on her bachelor's degree in bilingual education.
The Janet Montoya Schoeppner Memorial Scholarship was created to honor an incredible educator, colleague, friend, mentor and supporter of dual language programs within the community. Dual Language Education of New Mexico awards a scholarship equal to the cost of one course per semester to New Mexico teaching assistants currently working towards completion of their bilingual certification.
Applications for the Summer 2012 semester must be received by June 3, 2012.