By Victoria Knepp
Anthony Muñoz Foundation
The Anthony Muñoz Foundation is currently accepting nominations for their annual Straight “A” Scholarship through February 28. Nominations can be found at munozfoundation.org/straightascholarship. Thanks to Mike’s Carwash, the Foundation is awarding $42,000 in college scholarships to deserving Tri-State seniors, this year.
The Foundation’s Straight “A” Scholarship awards high school students who are pursuing academic excellence, athletic achievement, are actively serving in the community while possessing a strong ambition, a winning attitude and the ability to overcome adversity.
“Every year I’m more and more impressed by our nominees’ determination to succeed despite overcoming substantial adversities,” said Anthony Muñoz. “We’re grateful to this year’s presenting partner, Mike’s Carwash, for supporting our mission and our students.”
Nominations can be sent in by teachers, counselors, coaches, mentors and any other school administration. Scholarship money will only be granted to seniors. However, freshmen, sophomores and juniors are eligible to be recognized.
Eighteen senior finalists are chosen and honored at the Straight “A” Luncheon at Jeff Ruby’s on Tuesday, April 21. One male and one female finalist will receive a $5,000 scholarship toward their college education. The remaining finalists will each receive a $2,000 grant. All scholarships are presented by Mike’s Carwash.
For questions, call 513 772-4900.