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​LCPL Mark David Juarez Scholarship

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5a12dbacaedad Cpl. Mark David Juarez, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
Cpl. Mark David Juarez, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii

LCPL Mark David Juarez Scholarship

In honor of the memory of Mark David Juarez, ‘05 , a scholarship in his name is offered to a current senior in the amount of $4,000 to be used for Holy Cross of San Antonio tuition. Applications must be submitted to rene.escobedo@holycross-sa.org.  

Mark David appeared to be shy until you got to know him then he was funny and out-going.  His approach to life was, "The bigger the better!".  Mark David's motto was, "Live life to the fullest.  Make everyday matter. Live each day as it was your last.  Don't regret anything you do. The rules I live by."

Mark David was a person who would stand back, out of the lime light, so others could shine.  He was humble in character and faithful to our Lord Jesus Christ.
Cpl. Mark David Juarez served his first combat deployment in 2008 in Iraq.  On January 9, 2010, Cpl. Mark David Juarez, USMC made the ultimate sacrifice while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and serving combat operation Helmand Province Afghanistan……….fighting for Peace.

Scholarship Criteria

  1. The student must be currently enrolled at Holy Cross in his/her Senior year

  2. The student must come from a military family

  3. The student must be in good standing determined by the school

  4. .The student must be current with Christian Service hours as determined by the school

  5. The student must have at least a cumulative 3.20 grade point average

  6. The student must be involved in at least one school extra-curricular activity throughout the year in which the scholarship is awarded


Please include the following in your essay and email it to rene.escobedo@holycross-sa.org

  1. Name
  2. Current GPA
  3. What is your family connection with the military?
  4. How many Christian Service Hours do you currently have on file with the school?

Please answer the following in no more that 1000 words.

How has your Holy Cross experience benefited you and how do you see these lessons learned influence your future. Please include how your family’s military background has influenced your life to this point and how you will stay connected to Holy Cross.



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