Mana del Norte Scholarship deadline approaches

Mana del Norte, a nonprofit organization for Latinas in Northern New Mexico, is accepting scholarship applications until July 15 for the 2021-22 school year.

Applicants must be a resident of Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe, San Miguel or Taos counties. Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. 

The scholarship is meant to assist Hispanic women continuing or completing their post-secondary degrees. Nontraditional students are encouraged to apply.

Recipients will be honored at a scholarship banquet Oct. 9. 

To apply, visit or contact LeAnne Montoya at or 505-927-6797.

Teen health centers open at Santa Fe High, Capital

The Teen Health Centers of Presbyterian Medical Services at both Santa Fe and Capital high schools are now open. 

Teens from any school in the area, those who've graduated high school and those who aren't currently attending school are invited to make appointments. Medical services include sports physicals, injuries, illnesses, contraception, pregnancy testing, acne and counseling. 

For appointments, call 505-467-2439 at Santa Fe High or 505-467-1081 at Capital High. 

Navajo Prep School gets STEM grant 

Navajo Preparatory School in Farmington received a $10,000 educational grant from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, which was matched by local communications company Sacred Wind for a total of $20,000 this month. 

The money will fund three extracurricular science projects for students in grades 6-12. Students will develop a prototype of a temperature-sensing respiratory mask, design a dual solar water heater and generator, and work on game design centered on Navajo culture. 

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