2010 Ambrose R. Nichols Jr. Scholarship Recipient

Diamante Rueda

Political Science

School of Social Sciences

School Of Business and Economics


School of Arts and Humanities


“I am very grateful that the Alumni Association exist. Receiving the Ambrose R. Nichols Jr. Scholarship means so much to me. It encourages me to achieve my goals and inspires me to give back to the community once I graduate”

Diamante Rueda has been selected as the 2010 Nichols Scholar. Ms. Rueda was selected for her tremendous compassion in helping others. A double major in political science and accounting with a minor in Spanish, she shows persistence and perseverance through all challenges. She is an extremely hard worker who has overcome many obstacles since moving to the United States from Mexico when she was very young. She has continually reached for success despite borders and language barriers.