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Héctor R. Villafañe Memorial Scholarship
 

WinnerVillafane Award.jpg Caterin Selgado from the Newark Public Schools is the 2011 winner of the 2011 Héctor R. Villafañe Memorial Scholarship.

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he Héctor R. Villafañe Memorial Scholarship fund awarded a $1000 scholarship for a Hispanic student who is or has been enrolled in ESL or bilingual classes at the secondary level. The winner of the 2011 Héctor R. Villafañe Memorial Scholarship for $1000 was Catherin Selgado from the Newark Public Schools.  This special award was presented by Joanne Villafañe in memory of her husband Héctor was a strong advocate for bilingual education as a means of empowerment for Hispanic students and actively inspired and mentored young people to achieve their higher education and professional goals.