Monday, 25 Sep 2017

Scholarship Opportunity

The Rennard Strickland School of Tribal Law and Criminal Justice at Bacone College is pleased to offer scholarship funding to cover any student in a State (all 50, D.C. and territories) or the National High School Mock Trial Championship who has a 3.0 GPA or higher  and an interest in law. Annual tuition is $10,910 per academic year, and this is the amount that will be awarded as a scholarship. The baseline admission requirements for Bacone College are found in the Catalog.

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To See and Do

There are many things to see and do in Albuquerque and the surrounding areas. Below are just a few examples.

  • Albuquerque BioPark - Park complex offering three main sections the whole family can enjoy: Albuquerque Aquarium, Rio Grande Botanic Garden and Rio Grande Zoo.
  • Albuquerque Museum of Art and History - The city's rich heritage is the focus at this museum, which features exhibits depicting the art, history and culture of the Southwest.
  • American International Rattlesnake Museum - This museum houses the world's largest collection of different species of live rattlesnakes and aims to correct common reptilian misconceptions.
  • Anderson-Abruzzo Balloon Museum - People of all ages will be fascinated by the exhibits here about the history of ballooning. There are hands on exhibits for the younger crowd but enough to keep adults interested as well.
  • Casa Rodeña Winery - Casa Rondeña Winery was established in late 1995 as a family undertaking, with the first plantings in 1990 at the hands of vintner John Calvin and his two young sons, Ross and Clayton.
  • Explora Museum - Fun and learning merge at this exciting science exploration center that's loaded with hands-on and interactive educational exhibits for people of all ages.
  • Historic Old Town - Take a walk through history around Albuquerque's Old Town, the serene village that has been the focal point of community life since 1706. Quiet hidden patios, winding brick paths, gardens and balconies are waiting to be discovered. Wrought iron and adobe benches beckon you to rest in the shade and watch people stroll by. Visit historic San Felipe de Neri Church and relax in the Rose Garden. Shopping in Old Town is a truly delightful experience. Unique items from around the world, as well as those that are distinctly Southwestern, can be found in more than 150 shops, boutiques, galleries and artist studios.
  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center - Owned and run by the 19 Indian Pueblos of New Mexico, this important center showcases the history of the Pueblo people through ancient artifacts, dance demonstrations and art exhibits.
  • Maxwell Museum of Anthropology - Exhibits and programs relating to cultures around the world, with a special emphasis on the cultural heritage of the Southwest.
  • National Hispanic Cultural Center - The National Hispanic Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts, and humanities. Since opening in 2000, the Center has staged over 25 art exhibitions and 500 programs in the visual, performing, and literary arts.
  • Natural History Museum - Visitors explore the origins and geological history of the American Southwest through vivid displays including dinosaur models, ice-age cave replicas, a naturalist center and a walk-through volcano.
  • National Museum of Nuclear Science and History - The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is the New Mexico’s only congressionally chartered museum in its field and a Smithsonian affiliate. Visitors can explore how nuclear science continues to influence our world. The museum strives to present, through permanent and changing exhibits and displays, the diverse applications of nuclear energy in the past, present and future along with the stories of the field’s pioneers. Originally known as the National Atomic Museum, it was established in 1969 as an intriguing place to learn the story of the Atomic Age, from early research of nuclear development through today’s peaceful uses of nuclear technology.
  • Petroglyph National Monument - Up to 15,000 petroglyphs or prehistoric rock art images have been found on the West Mesa volcanic escarpment, located along a 17-mile canyon outside of Albuquerque.
  • Rainbow Ryders - Hot air balloon rides.
  • Sandia Peak Tramway - The world's longest aerial tram ride takes visitors 2.7 miles to the 10,000-foot peak of the Sandia Mountains.
  • Unser Racing Museum - The Unser Racing Museum is a multi-dimensional museum experience utilizing modern technologies to educate and immerse the visitor in the exciting world of racing. Take a guided tour and learn about the Unser family history, then explore on your own, seeing and interacting with racing history as it happened. The museum spans the early days of racing from Pikes Peak and Indianapolis to the latest technology, including a racing simulator that puts you in the driver's seat, and interactive kiosks for young and old to learn more about racing in a fun, educational environment.
  • Downtown restaurant and retail information

Sponsors

Center for Civic Values

 

State Bar of New Mexico 

 

 National Mock Trial Championship

 

ABOTA Foundation

 

UNM School of Law