March 23, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 12


Of Note


Fiesta de Tejas Committee announces essay contest for student scholarship

The Fiesta de Tejas Committee will award one $500 scholarship, sponsored by GLI Distributing, on Friday, April 20, at Fiesta de Tejas on campus. All UTHSC students are invited to submit an entry.

Students choosing to enter the competition should submit one copy of a typed essay, not to exceed 500 words, to the Student Financial Aid Office by 5 p.m. March 30. The subject of the essay should be "How the San Antonio Community Has Influenced My Future Career Plans." Students need to type their names and school affiliations in the upper right-hand corner of each page.

Essays will be read and judged by the Fiesta de Tejas Committee, whose decision will be final.The winner's name and school affiliation will be posted on the Fiesta de Tejas Web site ( and at the Student Financial Aid Office on April 16.

The winner will receive a check for $500 from a representative of GLI Distributing at Fiesta de Tejas on April 20.The winner will be required to attend the festival and will receive two complimentary tickets to Fiesta de Tejas.