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Elgin student awarded scholarship

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Marisol Rivas Carbajal of Elgin was recently awarded a $30,000 scholarship by The Sumners Foundation of Irving, Texas. Scholarships are awarded by the Foundation based on academic excellence, civic engagement, and a capacity for leadership. Marisol is a rising junior at St. Edward’s University double majoring in global studies and Spanish. She is one of 34 students nationally to receive a Sumners scholarship in 2021. “The Sumners Scholarship is a very prestigious scholarship,” said Chairman Jerry Reis.  “Sumners Scholars have made significant contributions to their communities, state and country.  Following in the footsteps of Congressman Hatton W. Sumners, we are pleased to ...

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