LULAC 317 Awards Scholarships and Raises Money for 2017

Written by Theresa Rose on September 27, 2016

COLUMBUS JUNCTION, IA – LULAC Council 317, based in Columbus Junction recently presented two Columbus graduates with $1,000 scholarships to continue their studies.  The recipients are Andrea Rodriguez who started at the University of Iowa this fall and Kortney Orr who enrolled at Des Moines Area Community College where she also is a member of the golf team.  They were selected to receive scholarships based on their academic records, community involvement and Hispanic Heritage.


LULAC Council 317 is currently raising money to fund 2017 scholarships. Founding board member Jose Estrada supports the initiative with a Dollar Per Mile pledge drive when running marathons. Estrada is currently taking pledges for his participation in the Des Moines Marathon on Sunday, October 16. From more information contact Jose at Take 2 Scene 2 on Main. St. in Columbus Junction, on fac book or at 319-471-8003.