Congratulations OLP scholars!

Congratulations to Edith, Erick, Esmar, David and Oscar ~ our 5 scholars of Orgullo Latinx Pride Youth (OLP) Program who graduated from Jordan Mathews High School this year. We are very proud of them for graduating from high school and pursuing a higher education. It has been an honor to work with these amazing young leaders and we wish them the best of luck!

David was awarded the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Scholarship for $20,000, the Frances K. Talley Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 and the Burke Endowed Scholarship in Clarinet for $4,500 for UNC-G, which he will  attend this fall on a fully paid tuition. Congratulations David!

Oscar was awarded the ACCESS scholarship from Appalachian State University, the Covenant Scholarship from UNC-CH and the Pack Promise Scholarship from NC State. He also received the William L. Wall Family Scholarship for $4,000, the GSK Opportunity Scholarship for $20,000 from The Triangle Community Foundation and was named the Mary Linda Andrews Scholar for this year! He will be attending NC State University this fall on a fully paid tuition. Congratulations Oscar!

Edith will attend Central Carolina Community College this fall where she plans to study nursing. Congratulations Edith!

Erick will attend Central Carolina Community College this fall to study nursing. Congratulations Erick!

Esmar will take a gap year to work and save money for college so he can enroll at Central Carolina Community College. Good luck Esmar! 

Our deep gratitude to OLP supporters who helped our youth in their journey:

Mike & Sandi Friedman for helping our scholars prepare for college

Ms. Natalia Franco Lopez for embroidering their serape stoles

Peppercorn Café and Joan Underwood for the amazing generosity with our youth group

The parents for all their hard work to help their children succeed in school!

A HUGE thank you to our OLP program funders:

Alces Foundation

Chatham County

Mary Duke Biddle Foundation

Women of Fearrington

Siler City Rotary Club

Scroll to top