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A total of $25,500 in scholarships was awarded to graduating high school seniors and past recipients of the First Financial scholarship program.

High School Seniors

Daire Jacobo – Portales HS
Plans to attend ENMU

Tristin R. Begay – Rehoboth Christian HS
Plans to attend UNM-Gallup

Vanessa Urioste – Portales HS
Plans to attend Clovis Community College

Trevor Morgan – Wingate HS
Plans to attend NM Highlands 

Victor Curley – Gallup HS
Plans to attend UNM-Gallup

Naomi Anaya – Atrisco Heritage Academy HS
Plans to attend WNMU

Shayla Quintana – Gallup HS
Plans to attend UNM-Gallup

 

Past Recipients

Claire Homer – 5th year recipient
Attending NM Tech with a major in Mathematics

Neiry Mendoza – 4th year recipient
Attending Eastern NM University with a major in Physical Education

Jacob Chavez – 4th year recipient
Attending UNM with a double major in Political Science and International Studies

Savannah Sujkowski – 3rd year recipient
Attending UNM

Moriah Sujkowski – 3rd year recipient
Attending UNM

Michalina Homka – 3rd year recipient
Attending San Juan College

Taran Barney – 2nd year recipient
Attending San Juan College

Zachary Barreras – 2nd year recipient
Attending UNM

Colter Lamb – 2nd year recipient
ENMU-Roswell

Kayla Trujillo – 2nd year recipient
UNM-Gallup

 


If you are interested in applying for next year’s First Financial Scholarships please visit our website in January for updated information and applications.

To be eligible you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a graduating senior in good standing, planning to attend a two or four-year, accredited New Mexico college or university, or any qualified prior year First Financial scholarship recipient currently enrolled at a New Mexico institution of higher learning.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum of 12 hours, and must have at least a 2.0 grade point average.
  • Parent/guardian or student must be a member of First Financial Credit Union. Immediate family members of volunteers and staff are not eligible

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