Latinos United for College Education Scholarships (LUCES) annual scholarship gala will take place Friday, July 21, 6 p.m. at the Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club, 1 W. Dayton St. in Madison.
LUCES will be recognizing Latino students for their academic success and community service through scholarships. LUCES will be recognizing 10 scholarship recipients and celebrating their accomplishments.
The keynote speaker for the event will be Dr. Ramón Ortiz, UW-Whitewater Assistant Vice Chancellor. Ortiz graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, worked in a private sector, and later returned and completed an M.B.A. in Finance. He works with students who may not have come from the most affluent background but have a wealth of ambition and desire to succeed.