Students receive $20K in Joci Awards scholarships

Six Harlingen CISD students were selected as finalists at the 15th Anniversary Joci Awards.

Las Casas Foundation presented the 2023 Performing Arts Scholarship Program in May, celebrating its 15th year. This annual presentation offers numerous educational opportunities, including workshops, master classes and a preliminary audition process.

The program culminates in the Joci Awards, a one-night showcase of 25 talented performing arts high school students in San Antonio and the surrounding area, all of whom are guaranteed scholarships to pursue their dreams of higher education.

The following students rehearsed with industry professionals for an entire week and walked away with a cumulative total of $20,000 in scholarships.

Acting Finalists
Adrianna Rodriguez – $4,000
Charlotte Hughes – $3,000
Eduardo Gallardo – $3,000
CJ Heiskell – $3,000

Texas State Musical Theater Nexus Camp Scholarship
Audrey Nguyen – $5,000

Production Assistant
Josh Trevino – $2,000