The San Juan College Foundation is proud to introduce the 2023 Trustees’ Scholar, Torince Tanner.

Torince Tanner was presented with her full-ride scholarship at the September board meeting. Left to right: Joe Rasor, Board Chairman; Torince Tanner, Dr. Toni Hopper Pendergrass, San Juan College President; and Gayle Dean, Director of the San Juan College Foundation.

This scholarship includes housing, meal plan, tuition, fees and a book stipend. Tanner is the second recipient of the full-ride scholarship
offered through the San Juan College Foundation.

Tanner stays busy managing the social media and marketing side of a local real estate team, New Mexico Dream House. In this capacity, she combines her love for photography and videography to showcase each unique property and improve lives through real estate. When not behind the camera or at the office, you will find Tanner seeking thrilling adventures under the sun, whether it’s camping, hiking or paddle boarding.

“Thanks to the abounding and consistent support of this amazing community, the San Juan College Foundation is proud to offer these scholarships to assist students living in our new student housing,” said Gayle Dean, executive director of the San Juan College Foundation. The San Juan College Foundation currently has 179 endowed scholarship funds and 26 annual scholarship accounts, which have provided more than 1,466 scholarships totaling over $600,000 for fiscal year 2023.

The San Juan College Foundation was established in 1973 as a nonprofit, 501©(3), tax-exempt corporation to fill several critical needs at San Juan College and in the communities it serves. The mission of the San Juan College Foundation is to provide private sector resources for the advancement and support of San Juan College.

western view of the san juan college educational services building with the clocktower in the forefront, trees changing colors to yellow and gold.


March 4, 2024

The energy sculpture is shown in the foreground with the clocktower building in the background.

Foundation Giving

March 4, 2024