Los Fresnos News

Delgado Receives Border Patrol “Head of Class” Award

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD

Los Fresnos High School senior Isis Delgado received the Border Patrol “Head of Class” award in a ceremony Wednesday to recognize high achieving high school students in the Rio Grande Valley.

She was one of 16 students from Cameron and Willacy counties to receive the award. Each school in the county had one recipient. Awards were presented by Patrol Agent in Charge Henry Leo of the Harlingen Border Patrol Station.

The “Head of the Class” award that recognizes seniors throughout the academic school year. There are 61 high schools throughout the Rio Grande Valley participating this year.

Delgado is the top-ranked student in the LFHS Class of 2019 which has 917 members. She is a National Hispanic Scholar, AP Scholar and a member of the LFHS girls’ volleyball team since her freshman year where she has received numerous awards. Delgado plans to attend the University of Incarnate Word in the fall.

“Head of the Class” is an extension to the Border Patrol’s “Youth of the Year” program that awards winners scholarships for their college education.

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