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20 Universidad del Valle de México students recognized among the best in Mexico City

20 of the top 100 university students in the Federal District attend Universidad del Valle de México


20 UVM students recognized among the best in Mexico City

Twenty students from Universidad del Valle de México were honored by the Education Commission of Coparmex (Confederation of the Mexican Republic) among the top 100 university students in the Federal District. These students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance as well as their leadership, problem solving and communication skills, their personal motivation, responsibility and adaptability, their creativity and intellectual curiosity, and for their focus on social responsibility.

The purpose of this award is to encourage young students and create opportunities in the business world for outstanding future professionals. The event was led by leaders from Coparmex like Maria Luisa Flores Del Valle, president of the Education Commission of Coparmex Mexico City, Juan de Dios Barba Nava, Chairman of the Economic and Social Council of the City of Mexico , who shared a few words with the winners and telling them that as they were students of excellence, they must make a commitment to become business leaders and contribute to the country's continued development.

For his part, Fernando Óscar García Chavez, President of Coparmex Mexico City, said that education is fundamental for Mexico’s development and that the initiative to recognize the most outstanding university students is part of its commitment to industrial development. He stressed that working with youth is one of the most rewarding experiences and an important opportunity to learn about their skills and dedication.

The current mayor of Mexico City, Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon, highlighted that the average education completion in Mexico City has increased from eight years to nearly 12 years. He said he is proud to recognize those students who will contribute to the improvement of the economy, society, and that each serves as an example of what can be accomplished through hard work and dedication.

Felix Vallejo, Regional Rector of the Mexico City Region, represented UVM at the ceremony and was also recognized by Coparmex for the training UVM has provided to students who were honored in the top 100.

  1. David Abarca Ríos
  2. Veronica Hernández Santamaría
  3. Marilyn Salvi Alvarado García
  4. Carlos Xicoténcatl Ita Balanzario
  5. Ana Lilia Arámbula Gallegos
  6. Kevin Paris Mata Reyes
  7. David Arellano Barajas
  8. Maria Estrella Mendoza Yáñez
  9. María Guadalupe Batres Andrade
  10. Juan Carlos Ortiz Vargas
  11. Janeth Bonilla Cortés
  12. Diana Zaret Ostria Rodríguez
  13. Genaro Antonio Dávalos Ochoa
  14. Anahí Berenice Romero Mateos
  15. Adriana Durán Álvarez
  16. Moisés Sulkin Zaga
  17. Christopher García Vega
  18. Antonio Vázquez Morales
  19. Minerva Alejandra Heredia Rodríguez
  20. Roberto Villalpando Domínguez

This article was originally written in Spanish and has been translated into English to be shared on the Laureate International Universities website.