EDINBURG – The Edinburg Rotary recently recognized the top eight students from the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District Migrant Education Program during its luncheon meeting at the Echo Hotel in Edinburg.

“I’m excited that the Rotarians are highlighting the Migrant Education Program and showcasing our migrant students’ accomplishments,” said ECISD Migrant Coordinator Patricio Rene Escamilla.

The students’ recognition is part of the Edinburg Rotary’s Student of the Month Program, which highlights two senior students from each high school.

“Despite all the barriers and the educational obstacles these students go through, they accomplish a lot and have a good GPA,” Escamilla said. “These students have the opportunities to attend ivy league schools.”

The Edinburg Rotary recognized the following students:


Edinburg High School senior Michael Villanueva

Edinburg High School senior Kimberly Lazo

Edinburg North High School senior Alan Ivan Canada

Edinburg North High School senior Kimberly Acuna

Economedes High School senior Alondra Gonzalez

Economedes High School senior Juan Colin

Vela High School senior Jacqueline Tamez

Vela High School senior Joel Jasso