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RGC High School Army JROTC

May you ever live in Glory and win in all you do” – Rio Grande City High School Alma Mater.

Rio Grande City High School Army JROTC
Coin of Excellence

RIO GRANDE CITY HIGH SCHOOL ARMY JROTC COIN OF EXCELLENCE

Scholarships

Recipients

$250
1996 Priscilla Ramirez
1997 Jacquelyn Griggs
1998 Maria Orta
1999 Selia Solis
2000 Manuel Alaffa
2001 Carolina Perez
2002 Jose A. Hinojosa
2003 Sandra V. Cruz
$500
2004 Clarissa Robledo
2005 Dhilendy Garcia
2006 Jessica J. Martinez
2007 Jennifer Rodriguez
2008 Mary Rodriguez
2009 Aaron Pena
2010 Alicia Robles
2011 Yvette Zurita
2012 Roel Ruiz Jr.
2013 Prisma Hinojosa
2014 Valeria Padilla
2015 Kayla Mendoza

The Scholarship

The Barrera brothers all graduates of Rio Grande City High School, Rio Grande City, Texas established the military leadership scholarship in efforts to promote and support the Rattler Army Junior ROTC Battalion (JROTC). The scholarship is awarded annually to a senior cadet who has shown the tributes of citizenship, duty, honor, country. Since 1995, the Barrera brothers have contributed funds and are positive advocates of the JROTC program.

Scholarship recipients are active members of the Rio Grande City High School Junior Army ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps) and are selected by the Rattler Battalion Senior Army Instructor (SAI) to receive the annual scholarship. The cadet is selected to receive the scholarship based on her service to the Rattler Corps and demonstrated excellence in performance through his/her years with the Rattler Corps.

The Barrera brothers are the five sons of Mr. Guadalupe E. Barrera Sr. (+) and Maria del Rosario G. Barrera. The Barrera brothers are all graduates of Rio Grande City High School have served or are serving presently in our military.

The Barrera Brothers

Francisco “Frank” Barrera

US Army1978
US Army Reserve
US Army National Guard – TN
Sergeant First Class (SFC)
Rank: SFC (Retired)

Guadalupe “Pito” E. Barrera

Air National Guard – TX1979
Staff Sergeant (SSgt)
Rank: SSgt
(Honorable Discharge)1979

Luis Carlos Barrera
US Air Force1982
US Army Reserve
Lieutenant Colonel (LTC)
Rank: LTC (Retired)
Rosbell “Ross” G. Barrera
US Army1984
US Army Reserve
Colonel (COL)
Rank: COL (Active)
Joel Octavio Barrera
US Army1989
US Army Reserve
Specialist (SPC)
Rank: SPC
(Honorable Discharge)

Barrera Brothers Military Leadershipbarrera-coat-of-arms-small
Scholarship – Established 1995

Established September 1995 Presented Annually in support of the Rattler Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. (JROTC)

“May you ever live in Glory and win in all you do”
– Rio Grande City High School Alma Mater

To Apply

Please contact the Rio Grande City High School Guidance Counselor Department.

Or Email: TxRoss1984@gmail.com

Donation Checks

Make checks payable to the Barrera Brothers Military Leadership Scholarship.

Mail to:
Ross Barrera
1860 Ala Moana Blvd #604
Honolulu, HI 96815

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