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18 IDEA Seniors Selected as QuestBridge National College Match Program Finalists

18 students from IDEA’s Class of 2023 have been selected as finalists for the QuestBridge National College Match Program. Our students are among 5,613 high school seniors nationwide selected this year from over 17,900 applications! This year, QuestBridge’s 48 college partners matched with 1,755 Finalists, who are recognized as Match Scholarship Recipients. This is the highest number of Match Scholarship Recipients to-date for QuestBridge.

Students were selected based on their academic achievement, financial qualifications, and personal character. The majority of this year’s Match Scholarship Recipients (80%) are among the first generation in their families to attend a four-year college in the United States.

Congratulations to all our selected finalists! The IDEA Team & Family is so proud of you. We cannot wait to find out if you matched!

Rio Grande Valley 

  • Roberto Alvarado, IDEA Alamo College Prep 
  • Maritza Cervantes, IDEA Alamo College Prep 
  • Karla Salgado, IDEA Alamo College Prep 
  • Vivian Viacobo, IDEA Alamo College Prep 
  • Ernesto Hernandez, IDEA Quest College Prep 
  • Jeffrey Nguyen, IDEA Quest College Prep 
  • Graciela Lara, IDEA Riverview College Prep 
  • Maya Garcia, IDEA Weslaco Pike College Prep 
  • Gianna Rhodes, IDEA Frontier College Prep 
  • Alicia Rivera, IDEA Frontier College Prep 


IDEA Alamo Questbridge Recipients

IDEA Alamo QuestBridge Recipients

San Antonio 

  • Jaliyah Moore, IDEA Carver College Prep 
  • Ka’Mya Clark, IDEA Carver College Prep 
  • Aalyah Maisonet, IDEA Carver College Prep 
  • Diego Hernandez, IDEA Mays College Prep 
  • Marcelo Hernandez, IDEA Mays College Prep 
  • Danna Perez, IDEA South Flores College Prep 


Ka'Mya Clark, IDEA Questbridge Recipient from San Antonio

IDEA Carver QuestBridge Recipient 


  • Bryan Escalante, IDEA Montopolis College Prep 
  • Briceida Perez Sosa, IDEA Rundberg College Prep 


About QuestBridge National College Match Program 
QuestBridge is a national nonprofit that connects the nation’s most exceptional, low-income youth with leading institutions of higher education and further life opportunities. By recruiting, developing, and motivating these students — beginning in high school through college to their early career — QuestBridge aims to help talented, low-income students attend the nation’s best colleges and to support them to achieve success in their respective careers and communities. 

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