On Thursday, March 30th The University of Central Oklahoma hosted the Annual Aspiring Americans Scholarship Banquet at the CHK|Central Boathouse. Thanks to our donors and university partners, we awarded 12 scholarships totaling  ~$38,000 to students from across Oklahoma who have have excelled academically and who have made significant contributions in their communities. 

Back Row: Juan Trujillo (US Grant HS), Jose Jimenez (Nathan Hale HS), Ismael Gomez (Santa Fe South, OKC), Edgar Briones (Southeast HS), Alma Trejo Carmona (Classen SAS), Jen Rubio (UCO), Jose Manuel Muñiz (OU). Front Row: Aime Quintana (Southeast HS), Faridy Lara (Rogers HS), Amairani Perez (Tulsa Community College). Not Pictured: Alexis Guzman (Southeast HS), Victor Ornelas-Perez (OSU-Tulsa)

Back Row: Juan Trujillo (US Grant HS), Jose Jimenez (Nathan Hale HS), Ismael Gomez (Santa Fe South, OKC), Edgar Briones (Southeast HS), Alma Trejo Carmona (Classen SAS), Jen Rubio (UCO), Jose Manuel Muñiz (OU). Front Row: Aime Quintana (Southeast HS), Faridy Lara (Rogers HS), Amairani Perez (Tulsa Community College). Not Pictured: Alexis Guzman (Southeast HS), Victor Ornelas-Perez (OSU-Tulsa)


Across the country, immigrants are building our future and we're pleased to share this valuable data thanks to New American Economy's Map the Impact project. The Map the Impact project showcases the significant contributions to communities in every state, including Oklahoma.

Across the country, immigrants are building our future and we're pleased to share this valuable data thanks to New American Economy's Map the Impact project. The Map the Impact project showcases the significant contributions to communities in every state, including Oklahoma.

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