A Harlandale High School senior will soon get thousands of dollars to help him through college. Jonathan Aguilar was recently named as a 2012 Valero Alamo Bowl Scholarship recipient. He and 30 other students from around San Antonio will each get $4,000. They will also be honored at a luncheon on December 12 at Flemings Prime Steakhouse and again at the Valero Alamo Bowl on December 29 at the Alamodome.
According to its website, the Valero Alamo Bowl Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, teacher recommendations, financial need, involvement in extracurricular activities and honors as well as a personal narrative. Several of the students also excelled in their respective sports.