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, […]

Ashley Mason

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Ashley Mason Sport: Volleyball High School: Wagner – 2010 College: Texas Southern, Houston, Texas Ashley Mason, a Senior at Wagner High School in Converse, TX became the third student athlete from the South Texas area to be selected to receive support from AQUAS. As a result, The College Promoters of Texas and AQUAS will be […]

Maryn Swierc

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Maryn Swierc Sport: Volleyball High School: Bracken Christian – 2010 College: Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas Maryn Sweirc, a senior at Bracken Christian High School in Bulverde, Texas has been selected by Members of the Board of Advisors to receive support from AQUAS. This means that this outstanding young volleyball player’s athletic skills and academic […]

Misty Marri

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Misty Marri Sport: Softball High School: St. Anthony’s – 2010 College: Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, Iowa Misty Marrin, a catcher on the St. Anthony’s softball team was selected as the first student athlete to be enrolled in the AQUAS program. The basis for her selection was on her academic performance, athletic skills, leadership traits […]

Bayer Tosses a Three Hit Shutout as #1 West Texas A&M Lady Buffs Rout Colorado Mesa Mavericks, 8-0

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TUCSON, ARIZONA—February 7, 2015– West Texas A&M junior right hander and AQUAS scholar-athlete Tori Bayer tossed a three hit shutout to lift the defending NCAA Division II National Champions to an 8-0 run-rule victory over Colorado Mesa in six innings. A native of Floresville, Texas, Tori picked up the win while yielding no runs, on […]