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Larry Cox

Why I Give: Scholarships Jumpstart Careers and Create Opportunities “I realize the importance of education and continuous learning after going to college at age 27. I went from working as general contractor to getting a PhD in physics and math…

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Teacher Brenda Dominguez

Learning by Discovery and Struggle: Brenda Dominguez, Golden Apple Award Winner & Exceptional ISEC Teacher Step into the classroom of Brenda Dominguez, third-grade teacher at Amy Biehl Community School in Santa Fe, and you immediately experience an example of excellence…

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Lindsay Redman

Scholarship and Lab Internship Helped Shape the Career of a Winner from the Valley Lindsay Redman says she always knew she would have a career in science. As early as Kindergarten, she was active in school science fairs and sought…

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Solomon Sindelar

From Free Spirit to Disciplined Cadet, Scholarship Winner Uses Leadership to Give Back to Others Growing up in Cerrillos, NM, life for Solomon Sindelar was anything but typical. The small town located on the Turquoise Trail south of Santa Fe…

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Honoring Our Teachers 2016

Above: ETS Fairview Elementary School 2nd Grade Teacher Elias Allison and with their award checks. Honoring Excellent Teachers in Rio Arriba County During a surprise school assembly at Ojo Caliente Elementary school, LANL Foundation K-12 Education Program Director Gwen Perea…

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Tiffany Sesma

Building Confident Parents and Community Relationships Through the Española First Born Program Teen mom Tiffany Sesma at Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo and First Born home visitor Nancy built a close relationship that’s similar to and “auntie” and niece. Clow, a home…

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