Congratulations To Our 2020 Scholars!

This was a challenging year for everyone and it is with special pride we recognize the achievements of our 2020 Scholarship Recipients. May your journey take you even farther than you imagine, and may your work help make a better world for all.

The Amarillo Branch NAACP would like to congratulate our 2020 scholars

Nicholas Jaquez
Caprock High School
Billy Detrick Scholarship

Nazaya Gilbreath
Tascosa High School
Billy Detrick Scholarship

A’Nyah Flint
Caprock High School
Billy Detrick Scholarship

Raquel Guest
Tascosa High School

Kailah Hill-Hardy
Caprock High School

Trinitie Travis
Tascosa High School

Grant Holland
Amarillo High School
Minh Do
Amarillo High School

Hong Nguyen
Palo Duro High School

Esperanza Rodriguez
Palo Duro High School

Thank you to Amarillo College for providing scholarships for the 2020 -2021 school years. Amarillo College has been a staunch supporter of academic achievement in our community for over 90 years.

Amarillo College Scholarship Recipients 2020 – 2021

Jasmine Lozano
Caprock High School

Ayleen Rodriguez
Caprock High School

Shelbie Frazier
Caprock High School

Jonathan Mays
Caprock High School

April Guzman
Caprock High School

Kira Martinez
Caprock High School

Osyris Padilla
Caprock High School

Lesly Herrera
Caprock High School

Nicholas Simpson
Caprock High School

Valeria Varela
Caprock High School

Misty Becerra
Caprock High School

Antonio Rosales
Palo Duro High School

Francisco Cueto
Palo Duro High School

Bryan Perez
Palo Duro High School

Mathew Reyes
Palo Duro High School

Alyisha Polley
Tascosa High School

Sui Cin
Tascosa High School

Jaqueline Deanda
Tascosa High School

Nilda Blanco
Tascosa High School

Biak Nung
Tascosa High School

Anthony Perez
Tascosa High School

United for Justice – A Day of Discussion

Don’t miss this event involving some of our own members and leadership June 12th.

Alpha Media is proud to announce that on Friday, June 12th, its stations will air “United For Justice – A Day of Discussion” across 40+ Alpha Media markets on 65+ radio stations in sixformats as well as at UnitedForJustice.com.The Day of Discussion broadcast will address the pain that communities are going through dueto racial tensions in America. It will feature prominent national and local voices and figures onthe front lines in the fight for equality and justice.Along with personalities in Alpha markets, hosts will include Skyview Network’s Nick Cannonand Dana Cortez, Ebro Darden, Laura Stylez, Tino Cochino, Big Boy, Jubal Fresh, and RadioHall of Fame host Tom Joyner. Joining anchor host Nick Cannon will be Snoop Dogg, T.I.,Governor Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Arizona State Senator MartinQuezada, and Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Dr. Melina Abdullah.Adding to the conversation Senator Cory Booker and Senator Kamala Harris discuss with AppleMusic host Ebro Darden how the nation is being impacted and the steps we can take towardsprogress.Alpha Media Amarillo WE 102.9 will take part in this important nationwide discussionwith the following community leaders.Mayor of Amarillo Texas Ginger Nelson, Amarillo Chief of Police Martin Birkenfeld, Patrick Miller2nd Vice President Amarillo Branch NAACP & Amarillo College Board of Regents, PastorAnthony Harris St. John’s Baptist Church, D.J. RORO, WE 102.9 Amarillo’s Hip-Hop Station, Dr.Johnny Black Program Director WE 102.9 and David M. Lovejoy Program Director KGNC 710AM 97.5 FM News Talk and SportsAlpha Media President and CEO Bob Proffitt said, “The events of the last few weeks arereminding us that this is not a new problem but one that needs to be addressed right now. Wehave what many other companies do not have, a real medium for change. We should not andcannot allow it to go unused.” Proffitt continued, “We are united in that we love the communitieswe live in. We are united in our love for broadcasting. We are united in the comfort that we haveeach other’s support. And today, I’m asking that we are united for justice.”Starting Thursday morning visit UnitedForJustice.com for more information