Sin City Presents Magazine July 2015 Volume 2 Issue 7 - Page 48

The Project 150 Youth Council Scholarship Program awarded $30,000 to 21 Nevada college students. The Youth Council is Project 150's youth leadership program who in addition to engaging in leadership training they fund-raise throughout the year to fund college scholarships for their peers.

City of North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee presided as this years Master of Ceremonies.

Special guests and keynote speakers included Project 150 Teen Spokesperson NASCAR Racer Kayli Barker, Author, Comedian, and Guitarist Mike Rayburn and representatives from the National Latino Peace Officers Association, Rocky Cochran, President, HomeAid Southern Nevada, Dr. Michael Richards, President,

College of Southern Nevada, Bart Patterson, President, Nevada State College, and Juan Gonzales Madera, UNLV

Also in attendance were representatives from the offices of Governor Brian Sandoval, Senator Harry Ried, Senator Dean Heller, Congressman Joe Heck, and Councilman Ricki Barlow.

This years scholarship sponsors included HomeAid Southern Nevada, Latino Peace Officers Association (NLPOA), and matching scholarships from College of Southern Nevada and Nevada State College. Memorial Scholarships from the Ignacio Pulido Memorial, P150 Youth Council Velasquez Memorial , Luke Werner Memorial, John A. Medina Memorial, Brady Caipa Memorial

Event Sponsors:

HomeAid Southern Nevada (Official outreach partner of Southern Nevada Home Builders Association)

Texas Station Hotel & Casino

Prisma Printing

“Pursuing higher education is just a dream for so many disadvantaged students who are definitely college material. It is very rewarding for members of the Project 150 Youth Council to conduct scholarship fundraisers to ensure our peers have an opportunity to make their college dreams a reality,” said Project 150 Youth Council Co-Founder Senia Roybal.

Thank you Project 150 Youth Council, Sponsors, Supporters, and Volunteers for

continuing to make higher education dreams a reality for all students.