A Night with the Stars
The 10th Annual "A Night with the Stars"
A Tribute to Star Supporters of Education
October 8th, 2015
Corinthian Banquet & Special Event Center
1516 E. Expressway 83, Suite A
BECOME A SPONSOR
This event is possible through generous support of our sponsors and members of the community.
Net proceeds from this event to benefit Valley Scholars Program Scholarships
Sincere thanks to our 2014 Sponsors for supporting the South Texas College Valley Scholars Program.
Special Thanks to our 2014 Sponsors!
Texas Border Business
Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
McAllen Chamber of Commerce
Wells Fargo Bank
Broaddus & Associates
City of McAllen
Corinthian Banquet & Special Event Center
Dr. Shirley A. Reed
Rike Ogden Figueroa Allex Architects
Time Warner Cable
Valley Land Title Co.
Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP
Bailey & Gary Gurwitz
Chanin Engineering, LLC
D. Wilson Construction Co.
Dr. Fredricka M. Borland
Estrada Hinojosa Investment Bankers
Halff Associates, Inc.
IDL Worldwide/AIT Worldwide
Kent M. Biel
Long Chilton, LLP
McAllen Economic Development Corp.
Mission Regional Medical Center
Nasim Rug Gallery
PBK Architects Inc.
Raba Kistner Consultants Inc.
Rio Grande Guardian
Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Rita K. and Glen E. Roney
Stifel Nicolaus & Co., Inc.
Texas Gas Service
The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation
Total Imaging Solutions, Inc.
Admiral Auto Glass
Amtech Building Sciences, Inc.
Barnes & Noble/STC Bookstore
Beef O’ Brady’s McAllen
Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects, Inc.
Bullard Construction, Inc.
Burton McCumber & Cortez, LLP
Gateway Printing & Office Supply
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP
Manuel Benavidez Jr. Fund
Montalvo Insurance Agency
Oladayo A. Sanusi MD
P&P Orchards/Valley Sleep Center
Pepe Cabeza de Vaca
Ricardo Perez Law Firm
Rio Grande Valley Vipers
Santa Fe Steakhouse
Shepard Walton King Insurance Group
Texas Regional Bank
The Club at Cimarron
The J. Ramirez Law Firm
Academy Sports and Outdoors
All American Propane, Inc.
Dr. Anahid Petrosian
Engineering for Kids
Eva Mullis, AAMS – Edward Jones
Karla’s Jewelry & Gifts
KoKo’s Mexican Restaurant
Lowes Home Improvement
Magnolia Property Management
Mark & Patty Ramirez
Master Davis Karate
Millennium Engineers Group
Mr. & Mrs. Paul R. Rodriguez
Renee’s of Sharyland
Roy De Leon
SALT – New American Table
Sergio & Jessica Garcia
Strata Information Group
The Patio on Guerra
Valley Symphony Orchestra
In the Valley Scholars Program, I gained experience in team work, leadership, and responsibility through my duties as Vice-President and President of the Program…The Valley Scholars Program has given me the support and skills to pursue my educational and career goals.
–Daniel Morin, Class Seven
I feel proud that I attended STC and that I was part of Valley Scholars…Valley Scholars is a phenomenal program in which I met many people and was very involved in the community.
– Alexandro Sarabia, Class Ten
The Valley Scholars Program helped me in so many ways as a new college student. I met new people and formed special bonds with other Valley Scholars. This was no ordinary program. It was more like a family to me, and I am very grateful for it.
–Cynthia E. Lopez, Class Ten
The Valley Scholars Program provided me with leadership skills. I also learned to manage my time and value friendships.
–Jose Luis Caraveo, Class Nine
This program helped me overcome my shyness and introduced me to mentors in my field of interest, which has both helped by giving me self-confidence and the ability to make more educated decisions.
–Mario Segura, Class Eight
As Class Seven President, I learned great leadership skills and I know that the help I received as a Valley Scholar student would not have been possible without the assistance of our community, mentors, and sponsors.
–Amir Esmaeili, Class Seven
I have to thank the Valley Scholars Program for the guidance and encouragement to pursue every avenue to further my education.
–Kynda Nicole Gattonme, Class Six
The Valley Scholars Program at STC opened the door to my education by providing me with the resources, support, and guidance necessary to become successful.
–Jose Tomas Calzadias, Class Five
I feel that my experience as a Valley Scholar prepared and inspired me to set high goals and aim for a successful career.
–Constance A. Salinas, Class Four
The program allowed me to mature into a more responsible young adult… in addition, the program proves that hard work and effort is both appreciated and rewarded.
–Diana Perez, Class Four
It was a blessing to have received the Valley Scholars scholarship and it was my mentor, Dr. Ramiro R. Casso, who believed in me, inspired, motivated, and encouraged me to continue my education to pursue a medical degree.
–Judith Hernandez, Class Three
The Valley Scholars Program was the jump start to my education... they made sure that, when it came to my education, no rock was left unturned. This program planted the seed and helped me to accomplish what I have accomplished.
–Melanie Palomo, Class Three
I had the privilege of being a part of the Valley Scholars Program, which helped fund my Associate’s Degree at STC. I have not forgotten how the Valley Scholars Program helped me set goals to start my professional career.
–Christopher O. Park, Class Two
Being part of the Valley Scholars Program provided me with the essential support in order to achieve my goal of earning a degree in medicine. The Program provided me with a mentor support system during times when I faced academic and financial obstacles.
–Belinda Hernandez, Class Two
Due to the tremendous support I received, I was the first in my entire family to earn a college degree. The Valley Scholars opened my eyes that a college education was possible.
–Ada Karina Vela, Class One
The Valley Scholars Program provided me a great education and kept me close to home. The program also provided a win-win situation that positioned me well for the future.
–Shalimar Madrigal, Class One