Lordsburg High School is pleased to announce that senior, Tina Martinez, has been awarded the Horacio Alger State Scholarship in the amount of $10,000. She is one of six recipients in the state of New Mexico to receive this award.
The Horacio Alger scholarship is one of the largest need based college scholarship program throughout all fifty states and the District of Columbia. This scholarship is awarded to students that have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity. The Horacio Alger scholarship program is funded by members that have also overcome challenges and become successful leaders of business and community.
Tina is the first recipient from Lordsburg High School to receive this scholarship. She has been accepted at New Mexico State University where is will be majoring in Elementary Education. Her goal is to be able to educate young students and teach them the value of determination and hard work despite the challenges that life gives them.