Balloon Race scholarship winners

The University Balloon Race Scholarship Committee would like to congratulate Adair and Guevara Martinez for their hard work and encourage everyone to attend the Great Reno Balloon Race at Rancho San Rafael Park September 7-9, 2018. Don't forget to stop by and visit the University Balloon Race Scholarship Committee booth during the balloon races.

2018-2019 Balloon Race Scholarship Winners
The committee is pleased to announce Callie Adair as the graduate student recipient and Stephanie Guevara Martinez as the undergraduate student recipient for the 2018-2019 academic year. 

Callie Adair, Graduate student recipient

Adair, is pursuing a Master's degree in social work. She hopes to work with children with survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault. She wants to make a difference in their lives. Adair is involved with her community and is a coach for Capital City CIRCLES Initiative, which is a non-profit that helps combat poverty by creating positive relationships across class lines. She is looking forward to starting her career in social work.

Guevara Martinez, Undergraduate student recipient

Guevara Martinez is a senior majoring in social work. She has a keen interest in helping children in need, the homeless community and the aging population. Guevara Martinez has been working with the Boys & Girls Club of Lemmon Valley for the last couple of years. Attending college is very important and Guevara Martinez feels the best investment one can do is obtain a college education. She will continue to pursue her master's degree once she graduates.