Gustavo J. Cruz Jr. Helps Award 66 Students With College Scholarships

By Alyssa Stibolt Cicero
May 01, 2015

On Friday, May 1st, Gustavo J. Cruz Jr., Chairman of the Board for the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, attended their annual Scholarship Award Luncheon and helped 66 students' dreams come true. At the luncheon, the Chamber gave away $177,100 in college scholarships!  In total, the Chamber has donated over $1.8 million in scholarships to 739 students. Mayor Charlie Hales and several other elected officials attended the luncheon, along with representatives from Nike, Wieden+Kennedy, US Bank, Wells Fargo, Greenbrier, the Portland Trail Blazers, and many other sponsors.