Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
Reporter: Shane Brown
PORTALES – Orlando Ortega, mayor of Portales, is funding two scholarships to assist talented students from Portales High School who attend Eastern New Mexico University.
The amount of each scholarship is $500 per academic year ($250 per semester for each student).
Recipients must be graduating seniors from Portales High School, and will be freshmen at Eastern during the effective date of the award and have a GPA of 3.0 to 3.5. in high school. Students must also demonstrate a commitment to community involvement.
The deadline to apply is April 30, 2002. Return applications to The ENMU Development Office at 3rd and Avenue K or mail to ENMU Office of Development, Station 8, Portales, NM, 88130.
For more information, call 505.562.2412.