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Immaculata Student Receives Latino Luncheon Scholars Award for 2019

Gisselle Hernandez

Immaculata University is pleased to announce that Gisselle Hernandez ‘23, of West Grove, Pa, recently received the 2019 Latino Luncheon Scholars Award. Hernandez is a nursing major who hopes to pursue a career in maternity care.

“I am pleased that Gisselle was selected to receive the Latino Luncheon Scholars Award. As a nursing student, she was inspired by the nurse who cared for a relative with cerebral palsy and is committed to working with people in need. She is a very worthy recipient,” states Marisa Pereyra, Ph.D., professor of Spanish and director of Immaculata’s global languages and cultures program.

Hernandez, who is a first in her family to attend college, is a graduate of Avon Grove High School.

“I am very thankful for this award, it will be a great help for me and my family to pay for my educational expenses,” Hernandez states.

The Latino Luncheon Scholars Award is a one-time scholarship for students at Immaculata and West Chester universities. It was created by the Chester County Latino Luncheon

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