We want to send a big thank you again to everyone who applied for the RoverPass Outdoor Entrepreneur Scholarship! There were over 100 applicants this time, more than twice the amount of last semester. With many outstanding essays, it was a difficult task to choose only one winner.
With that said, we’d like to congratulate the winner of the $1,000 Scholarship, Dayanira Velasco!
Dayanira is a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – Entrepreneurship and Finance at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX. She intends to go into small business consulting to help aspiring entrepreneurs develop business strategies to transform their ideas into successful businesses.
At St. Edward’s University, she’s engaged in group projects and developed strong interpersonal and communication skills. Dayanira has also worked for a variety of small businesses and business organizations where she’s been involved in project management, startup operations, and feasibility plan development.
Aside from her schoolwork, she enjoys traveling, crafting, playing tennis, listening to music, and playing musical instruments.