DeAnn Schaaf is a 2019 recipient of the Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic Memorial Scholarship. “A culture’s heritage is the legacy we are left, the history behind the beauty. I am proud to say that I am the fifth generation on a horse and cattle ranch here in Archuleta County. The heritage here is strong and worth keeping alive,” Schaaf wrote in her essay reminding us that our heritage is a legacy.
Cameron Lucero is a 2019 recipient of the Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic Memorial Scholarship. “Growing up in the town that holds my family’s history and heritage, I have always been excited to learn more about the traditions that make me who I am today. Our Hispanic heritage defines us as a family and brings us together as one, and the traditions will continue throughout time,” wrote Lucero in her essay reminding us that our heritage is a huge part of our future.