PlainsCapital Bank Presents $50,000 Donation to VAMOS
On Jan. 21, PlainsCapital Bank presented a $50,000 donation to Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships (VAMOS) during a press conference in McAllen, Texas. VAMOS strives to address the educational needs of students in the Rio Grande Valley by offering four-year renewable scholarships and mentoring assistance programs. As part of this donation, PlainsCapital Bank will serve as presenting sponsor for the 18th annual VAMOS Golf Cup Tournament in McAllen on March 1, 2014.
During the press conference, PlainsCapital Corporation’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alan B. White pledged $5,000 toward VAMOS scholar Lauro Tijerina’s graduate school tuition. Tijerina currently attends The University of Texas-Pan American and plans to attend University of Houston’s dental program in the fall of 2014.
PlainsCapital Bank’s generous donation will help other Rio Grande Valley students like Tijerina pay for their post-secondary education.