UTRGV student wins national award

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RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – A student from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has won a prestigious national award.

Monica Lugo of Brownsville recently made history at the 2019 American Advertising Awards competition.

She’s the first college student ever from the Rio Grande Valley to advance to nationals and receive a silver award.

Lugo was up against 35,000 entries from around the country and was among a handful to receive silver for her advertising campaign.

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