Phoenix Suns Charities and Northern Arizona University Surprise Alhambra Student With a Big Check

Posted by Communications at 3/7/2018

Daniela Trujillo Arcineaga had a big surprise, March 1, when the Phoenix Suns Charities and Northern Arizona University came to campus with a big check.  NAU representatives had come to campus earlier, interviewing Alhambra students, and offering a small amount of funding.  But in reality, they were looking for that one special student-- someone with a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a history of involvement in both their school and community, and who had a strong interest in NAU.   Suns Charities and NAU representatives, including mascots, visited Arcineaga’s class, and presented her with a $40,000 four-year tuition scholarship.  She wants to be a pediatrician, and she really wanted to pursue that at NAU.  Her dream came true.