Scholarships and School Functions

Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Santa Fe supports scholarships and school functions in Northern New Mexico including Newspapers in Education, and these scholarships:

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Madjolene Ziad Khweis, an exceptional senior at Taos High School was recognized as one of the country's most outstanding high school seniors by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and was awarded a $10,000 Regional Coca-Cola Scholarship for college in May, 2011. Khweis, a member of the 23rd class of Coca-Cola Scholars, demonstrated academic excellence and civic excellence in school and in the community.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, a joint effort of Coca-Cola Bottlers across America and The Coca-Cola Company, is one of the largest corporate-sponsored, achievement-based scholarship programs of its kind in the United States. In Taos, the Foundation is supported by the financial commitment of Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Santa Fe and The Coca Cola Company.

Local High School Scholarships

Each year, local school councilors nominate high school seniors for academic scholarships from the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Santa Fe.

In 2011, scholarships were awarded to the following high schools:

  • Los Alamos - Brittany Brewer-Houlton, Elisabeth Heath and Mariana Ojeda received $500 scholarships
  • Pojoaque - Aaron Gonzales, Gabrielle Gurule and Deisy Hernandez received $500 scholarships
  • Taos - Zachery Hudson, Megan Lopez and Patrick Martinez received $500 scholarships

In 2010, scholarships were awarded to the following high schools:

  • Espanola - Jolene Duran, Marisol Pena and Shaynae Vasquez received $500 scholarships
  • Taos - Louisa Vigil received $700, Nils Siler received $500, and Kayla Frederick received $300 scholarships
  • Los Alamos - Joshua Martinez, Tyree Richins and Ashley Valdez received $500 scholarships

In 2009, scholarships were awarded to the following high schools:

  • Espanola - Casandra Valdez received $1,000 and Fernando Sinaloa received $500 scholarships
  • Pojoaque - Jacob Herrera, Jovanna Chavez and Kira Trujillo received $500 scholarships

 

J.A. Hart founder of Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Santa Fe
History of Coca-Cola in New Mexico
Coca-Cola Santa Fe in 1925
Coca Cola consumers in northern New Mexico
1933 Santa Fe Coca Cola delivery truck
Employees of Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Santa Fe
Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Santa Fe Employees 1933
Coca-Cola delivery trucks in northern New Mexico
Coca Cola Santa Fe remains a family business
Coca-Cola celebrates 125th birthday in New Mexico
Coca Cola bottling and distribution in Santa Fe 1950