KIPP’S ALL-STATE ATHLETIC CADENA TRIPLETS COMMIT TO COLLEGE: Press Release

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: KIPP’S ALL-STATE ATHLETIC CADENA TRIPLETS COMMIT TO COLLEGE San Antonio, Texas – May 10, 2018– Alyssa, Breanna and Cierra Cadena have all taken the step to further their education by committing to colleges of their choice. Brown University in Providence, RI, and Mount Mary in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have been selected by them […]

PRESS RELEASE: San Antonio Businessman Accepts Position On AQUAS Board of Directors – Tom Damiani

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Antonio, Texas – March 3, 2018 – Tom Damiani, originally from Kansas City, Missouri has accepted a position on the Board of Directors of AQUAS. AQUAS (Assistance for Qualified Underprivileged Athletic Scholars) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which identifies underserved high school athletes who have also demonstrated high academic performance. […]

PRESS RELEASE: LEE Football Captain Commits to The Citadel

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LEE Football Captain Commits to The Citadel San Antonio, Texas – February 14, 2018: Douglas Karam, who will be graduating from the STEM Academy of LEE High School in May of 2018, has committed to attending The Citadel in Charleston, SC as a member of that school’s prestigious Corps of Cadets in […]

Harlandale Softball Star Selected As AQUAS Scholar / Athlete

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Antonio, Texas – September 17, 2017 – Meet Tiara Gomez! This young lady was just notified last week that she has been selected as an AQUAS scholar/athlete. AQUAS is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that is identifying underserved high school athletes who have demonstrated high academic performance. These students may not […]

Cadena Triplets From KIPP University Prep Selected for Honor

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cadena Triplets From KIPP University Prep Selected for Honor   San Antonio, Texas – September 12, 2017 – Triplets Alyssa, Breanna, and Cierra Cadena have been selected as AQUAS scholar athletes. While these three KIPP University Prep students are physically identical and share many personality traits, they have different plans for their […]

More Success Stories, meet Davante!

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A basketball player from San Antonio’s East Central High School that stood tall on his team, Davante Wilson stood even taller in the class room. In high school he won the Yale Book Club Award and secured a prominent role in his college recruitment process. He was sought after nationally by high academic schools and […]

Erinn Stippich AQUAS GRAD!

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Erinn came to AQUAS as a star volleyball player from New Braunfels Canyon High School. She started her college career with academic and need-based scholarship money from Schriener University in Kerrville, Texas. After her early years at Schreiner it became evident to Erinn that there was not enough money to cover the gap between scholarship […]

AQUAS GRAD!

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Saturday I had the distinct privilege of attending the graduation of one of our AQUAS scholar athletes from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. Jeanette Berlanga accomplished the unbelievable task of going 2000 miles from home, leaving her loving family of Mom and three siblings, and matriculating at a high academic institution where she […]

New Addition To The Aquas Athletes!

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Borjon has chosen to attend the University of Dallas (UD) in the fall of 2017.  She will be seeking her degree in nursing.  UD is a small Catholic institution with an undergraduate enrollment of about 1300 students.  It is an NCAA Division III school that competes in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Being a Division […]

42nd Student Selected As An Aquas Scholar Athlete

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NEISD STEM Academy Student & Lee HS Football Player Selected for Honor              Douglas Karam San Antonio, Texas – April 8, 2017 – Douglas Karam, a junior Lee HS football player from the NEISD STEM Academy has been selected as an AQUAS (Assistance for Qualified Underprivileged Athletic Scholars) scholar-athlete.   Karam […]

PGA Valero Texas Open!

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The Valero Texas Open (VTO) is upon us and players will be teeing off on April 20th! This year AQUAS has been invited to participate in their fund raising effort…Birdies for Charity. We invite you to support AQUAS through Birdies for Charity®, an exciting fundraising program linked to the Valero Texas Open, the 3rd oldest tournament on the […]

ATTENTION: Marathoners, Runners, Walkers and Crawlers!

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Okay all you marathoners, runners, walkers, crawlers, athletes, non-athletes, wannabes….here is a chance to help AQUAS out. Sign up for the 1 mile, 5K, 10K run/walk. Bring husbands, wives, children and make it a family affair! Be sure that when you sign up you designate that you are running for AQUAS! We’ll meet you at […]

Press Release: Antonian Prep Basketball Star Commits to Schreiner

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Antonio, Texas – May 30, 2016 – Kayla Alvarado, a senior basketball player from Antonian Prep and an AQUAS scholar-athlete, has committed to attend Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas next year where she will be able to play her sport at the collegiate level. Kayla will be pursuing her degree with […]

Big Give SA & AQUAS

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Remember, Tomorrow is our Big Give Day Starting at Midnight Tonight Please Don’t Forget Us! We Need your Help! Seven years ago the non-profit organization Assistance for Qualified Underprivileged Athletic Scholars (AQUAS) set out on its mission to identify, sponsor and mentor high school athletic scholars to maximize their eligibility for academic/athletic scholarships so that they […]

KIPP University Prep Scholar and Athlete Commits to Lycoming College – Cristian Alvarez

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San Antonio, Texas – June 11, 2015 – Cristian Alvarez, a senior soccer player from KIPP University Prep and an AQUAS scholar-­‐athlete, has committed to play his sport while he studies for his degree at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Alvarez aspires ultimately to get his degree in Engineering. A private coeducational liberal arts college, […]