Midland College outstanding graduates and transfer scholarship recipients

Midland College outstanding graduates and transfer scholarship recipientsMay 05, 2021

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On Friday, May 7, Midland College holds its 47th commencement ceremony at 8:00 p.m. at the Scharbauer Sports Complex, Grande Communications Stadium in Midland.  Because of the COVID pandemic, this is the first commencement ceremony that Midland College has had in two years and, therefore, includes graduates from December 2019 through May 2021.

Midland College congratulates all its graduates and recognizes those receiving special honors which include the following:

All-Texas Academic Team members
2021—Zainab Falana, William Blaine Martin and Angel Sowers
2020—Kerrie Brown and Jacob Edwards

2020 Coca-Cola Gold Leaders of Promise ScholarJacob Edwards

Primary Care Pathway Program students receiving early acceptance into Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
2021 – Zainab Falana, Enrique Mangan and Jonathan Markgraf
2020 – Kerrie Brown, Racey Halie, Kory Howell, Ethan Martinez, Aliek Ortiz, Jasmine Pryor and Khait Sarapao

Various scholarships are available exclusively to Midland College graduates who are transferring to four-year universities to pursue baccalaureate degrees.  2020 and 2021 graduates receiving transferring scholarships include the following:

Herbert Cartwright Continuance Scholarship funded by Abell-Hanger Foundation
2021 recipients – Zainab Falana, Kairah Hendricks, Brittany Hensley, Cohen Hodges, Joseph Lesnick, Noah Perkins, Crystal Rodriguez, Kayla Sanchez and Christian Valeriano
2020 recipients – Lawson Bell, Christian Bookout, Bianca Castaneda, Hayley Jones, Krishnaben Patel, Jasmine Pryor, Norma Ruvalcaba, Kahit Sarapao and Austin Wagner

Laura McCabe Students in Philanthropy Scholarship funded by Abell-Hanger Foundation
2021 recipient – Sydni Holder
2020 recipient – Jacob Edwards

Abell-Hanger Endowed Scholarship for Midland College students transferring to University of Texas Permian Basin
2021 recipients – Kaylea Busbee, Daniela Guillen, Felix Hinojosa and Alexi Licon
2020 recipients – Matthew Machuca, Kayla Sandoval, Sam Taing and Vivan Torres

The Fasken Foundation Scholarship
2021 recipients – Esau Flores and Elyse Jackson
2020 recipients – Racey Haile and Josie Nunez

Arnulfo T. Carrasco, M.D. - Commitment to Education Scholarship
2021 recipients – Katalina Hernandez and Thaily Sandoval

Bill Pace Cogdell Scholarship
Spring 2021 recipients – Ashlin Barber, Chastin Ellison, Isabel Viridiana Flores, Alejandra Franco, Haydee G. Marquez, Debra Moreno and Trent Whaley
Fall 2020 recipients – Ellenie Avampato and Anabel Rivas
Spring 2020 recipients – Lus ‘Evie’ Gandy and Joy N. Wallace
Fall 2019 recipient – Damariss Carrasco and Diego I. Montes

John and Charlene Younger Endowed Scholarship for Midland College students transferring to Texas A&M University
2021 recipient – Andrew U. Sanchez

MC Office of Institutional Advancement

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Midland College, 3600 N. Garfield
Midland, Texas 79705
(432) 685-4556


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