CHENEY - Briseida Soberanes of Sunnyside has been awarded a $1,000 Chicano education program scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year at Eastern Washington University.
The Orgullo Latino Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Chicano/Latino incoming freshman who participates in the “Las Aguilas Scholar Program.”
While a Sunnyside High School student, Soberanes was involved in soccer, cross-country and track. As an EWU freshman, she plans to pursue a degree in physical therapy.
She is the daughter of Ruben and Maria Soberanes of Sunnyside.