HACEP scholarship program helps residents achieve educational goals (Housing Authority of the City of El Paso)

Date Published: 
January 22nd, 2020

From the El Paso Herald-Post:

Since she was a child, Patricia Castillo has wanted to be a teacher. Thanks to the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso‘s scholarship program, she’s taken an important step toward achieving that goal.

“I saw a flyer in the community, and I thought, ‘Why not?'” she said.

When she learned about the scholarship program, Castillo, 25, was already enrolled at the University of Texas at El Paso. The scholarship provided her not only a financial boost toward reaching her goal but a boost to her motivation as well.

“The scholarship motivated me to work even harder,” she said. “Before the scholarship I was unmotivated and taking my time with school. I would recommend for anyone in my position to go to school and apply for the HACEP Scholarship and to take advantage of the resources around you.”

Read the El Paso Herald Post's article "HACEP scholarship program helps residents achieve educational goals," featuring the the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso.

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