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Scholarship fund created for engineering students

Jack Groves, president of Energy Southwest Inc. of Albuquerque, is funding scholarships for New Mexico State University Native American and Hispanic engineering students with gifts totaling more than $10,000.



Jack Groves, president of Energy Southwest Inc. of Albuquerque, is funding scholarships for New Mexico State University Native American and Hispanic engineering students.

ngineering students will receive scholarships for the 2001-2002 school year funded by Groves, according to Rose Marie Melon Sanchez, the college's scholarship coordinator.

Groves earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering in 1970 from New Mexico State. He was the College of Engineering's 1992 distinguished alumnus. This year he and his wife Rebecca were recognized as members of the University Ambassadors for their ongoing financial support of the engineering college.

ESI is an energy consulting and power development firm. The company is leading the development efforts for a new power generation plant to be located south of Las Cruces. The plant is being developed in cooperation with Public Service Co. of New Mexico and El Paso Natural Gas Co.

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