The 4TH Annual Gutierrez Scholarship Dance was held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 and was a successful event. The event which was held at the Pecan Ball Room at the Civic Center featured Special Guest “Happy the Comedian” as Master of Ceremonies and a performance by Raulito & Grupo Remedio. A surprise performance by Ram Herrera, “The Most Wanted Man” also relightes the crowd. These performances were in memory of Rualito’s Brother and boyhood friend of Ram Herrera, Emilio Navaira “El Rey del Rodeo”. In total, the DRHCC gave out five scholarships of $1,000.00 and five memorial scholarships in the amount of $500.00 totaling more then $7,000.00 in scholarshpips. Congratulations to our scholarship recipients.
Daniela Velasco - Gutierrez Family Scholarship - Maria V Schultz - Gutierrez Family Scholarship
Leslie Torres- Gutierrez Family Scholarship - Jenny Elizalde - Gutierrez Family Scholarship
Christina M. Stovall - Gutierrez Family Scholarship - Rhynne G. Gallegos - BBVA Compass Bank Scholarship
Andrea S Guerrero - Alfonso Alcala Memorial Scholarship - David Flores - Luis L Garcia Memorial Scholarship
Annick C Ortiz- Petra & Frances Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship - Jacqueline Rosales - Border Federal Credit Union Scholarship
These students will be attending our local colleges to further their education and are the future leaders of our community.
This event was made possible also by the numerous donations and by the people and businesses who purchased tables and tickets for this event. All proceeds from this event go to the Scholarship fund to assist students.
The Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce would like to Thank our Sponsors for the event: Miguel Gutierrez, Your Store Rent to Own, City of Del Rio Silver Eagle Distributors, Brown Automotive, Las Brisas Apartments, Dora Alcala & Alejandro Garcia, Ashley Home Store, Gattis Pizza, Ram Country, West Central Net, The Brown Plaza Association, Mirage Decor and MG Photography. A special thanks goes to the donors of the memorial and business scholarships: Border Federal Credit Union, BBVA Compass, The Gonzalez Family, The Garcia Family and the Alcala Family for their generosity. Without your participation this event and scholarships would not be possible. Thank you
Gregorio Arrambide - Director of Education
Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce