Chester D. Simms Scholarship
Scholarship for Special Education
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Chester Simms was an early gaming pioneer of the Las Vegas valley. Throughout his life he preferred to be an anonymous benefactor of charities and education.
This scholarship memorializes his passion for the formal education he did not have.
The Scholarship will be at UNLV College of Education. Financial aid will be available to a full-time instate student pursuing a degree in Special Education. Recipient will be asked to maintain a 2.5 GPA to remain eligible.
Ritzie Villarta – 2007 Chester D. Simms Scholarship Recipient
For the 2006-2007 academic year at UNLV, we are delighted to announce and congratulate Ritzie Villarta as the recipient of the Chester D. Simms scholarship for special education.
Janet Henson, Valencia A. Meyer – 2006 Chester D. Simms Scholarship Recipients
We are delighted to announce two recipients for the 2005/2006 Chester D. Simms scholarship: Janet Henson and Valencia A. Meyer.
Victor Sanchez – 2003 Chester D. Simms Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations to Victor Sanchez, the 2002-2003 recipient of the Chester D. Simms scholarship at UNLV.
Toni Hudson-Riley – 2002 Chester D. Simms Scholarship Recipient
We would like to announce and congratulate Toni Hudson-Riley, the 2001/2002 Chester D. Simms scholarship recipient.
Samantha (Morales) Reber – 2001 Chester D. Simms Scholarship Recipient
We are excited to announce and congratulate the first recipient of the Chester D. Simms Memorial Scholarship: Samantha (Morales) Reber.