ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Activities Association is excited to announce that the NMAA Foundation has increased its annual scholarship awards from $22,000 in 2019-2020, to $45,000 for 2020-2021. The Foundation’s Board of Directors made this decision due to the challenges brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic during this unique school year. Twenty (20) additional $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to New Mexico students in an effort to support even more kids during these difficult times. With the already established annual scholarships and these additional “Together We Rise Scholarships”, the NMAA Foundation will distribute a minimum of $1,000 to over 40 graduating seniors to attend the college or university of their choice.
Forty-four additional COVID-19 deaths SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 1,908 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health,