UTPA Rehabilitative Services Program awards 10 scholarships
Contact: Scott Maier, Senior Editor 381-3639
Posted: 09/08/2000
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Ten undergraduate students at The University of Texas-Pan American recently were awarded scholarships through the Rehabilitative Services Program.

Provided by the Texas Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse, the scholarships are designed to encourage students to become substance abuse counselors. These University students are taking courses to become Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors, qualifying them to work in settings providing prevention and treatment to people with substance abuse issues.

Recipients of the tuition and fees scholarships are Maria Barrera, Mission; Anna Maria Barrera, Donna; Apolinar Cantu, Edinburg; Jessica Gonzalez, Mission; Jose Hernandez, Mercedes; Irma Ortiz, Pharr; Yolanda Quezada, Alamo; Raymond Salas, Edinburg; Nancy Pearl Trevino, McAllen; and Gladys Villarreal, Weslaco.

For information regarding the availability of future scholarships or course offerings related to addictions and substance abuse, contact Judith Guetzow, ATTC project assistant, at 956/318-5240 or by e-mail at