The local chapter of the Association of Mexican American Educators awarded scholarships to nine Madera students.
Winners attend Madera High School, Madera South High School, Madera Adult School and Madera Community College.
A dinner and ceremony, organized by AMAE on Wednesday, included the recipients and their families, chapter members and Madera Unified School District Superintendent Edward Gonzalez.
“I think it was great,” said Alex Garcia, AMAE president. “A lot of people came. Some of them didn’t know what it would be like. The students said they liked the people they were sitting with, they really got to talk about AMAE.” ...