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.