The Texas Addictions Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) at The University of Texas-Pan American recently awarded scholarships to 17 undergraduate students for the spring semester.
Receiving the tuition and fees scholarships were Anna Maria Barrera and Vickie Beaty of Donna; Jose Hernandez Jr. and Raul R. Mendoza of Mercedes; Maria Barrera and Jessica Gonzalez of Mission; Juan M. Lara and Nancy Pearl Trevino of McAllen; Sandra Campos, Apolinar Cantu, Maria Rita Uresti and Deyanira Guzman of Edinburg; Irma Ortiz of Pharr; Yolanda Quezada and Guy D. Gates of Alamo; Gladys Villarreal of Weslaco; and Zenaida Castillo of San Juan.
Funding is provided by the Texas Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse. These scholarship recipients are taking coursework in the Addictions Studies Program to become licensed chemical dependency counselors, qualifying them to work in settings providing prevention and treatment to people with substance abuse issues.
For information regarding the availability of future scholarships and/or information on course offerings related to addictions and substance abuse studies, contact Judith Guetzow, ATTC project assistant at 956/318-5240 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.