2021 Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries scholarships announced – Los Alamos reporter


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FRIENDS OF LOS ALAMOS COUNTY LIBRARIES NEWS

The Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries (FLACL) are proud to announce scholarships of $ 2,500 each awarded to four high school students. The scholarship application process required them to submit a written essay on a book that somehow improved their lives or gave them a better understanding of the human condition. It was an enriching experience to read the quality of the work that was presented to the committee. Each of the applicants is to be commended for the effort and creativity with which they presented their essays.

This year’s recipients are:

Filippo Delzano / Courtesy photo

Filippo Delzanno will go to the University of California at Santa Barbara to study physics at their College of Creative Studies. By obtaining this degree in physics, he hopes to enroll in graduate studies and study astrophysics, eventually making a career in astrophysics, working as a research scientist.

Hannah Gartz / Courtesy photo

Hannah Gartz will attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. She plans to major in neuroscience, hoping to someday attend medical school or earn a graduate degree in neuroscience.

Victoria Nisoli / Courtesy photo

Victoria Nisoli will be studying towards a Mechanical Engineering degree at UNM this fall.

Andrew West / Courtesy photo

Andrew West is very happy to attend Yale University, but still has not decided what he will study.

FLACL was organized in 1978 and has provided additional support to our county library system for over 40 years. Part of this support comes from the contributions of a generous community. Most of the support comes from the Librairie des Amis, through donations made to, sales made and the kindness of the wonderful volunteers who give of their time to the boutique. It is this collective passion for knowledge and reading that allows Friends to give so much to this community.

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