POSTED: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 4:57pm
UPDATED: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 11:46am
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — A scholarship program that's originally from South Texas is coming to El Paso.
The Stars Scholarship Fund announce that the first annual El Paso Extravaganza will feature 65th Secretary of State, General Colin L. Powell.
He is on the Executive Leadership Cabinet of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and is the Honorary Chairman of thwe education center for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
The 2013 Stars Extravaganza is a private event. Local businesses are invited to sponsor the event and help raise money for student scholarships.
The organization has historically been held in Laredo, the Rio Grande Valley and in Corpus Christi.
This year's evenet will be on Wednesday, October 16th. For more information, please visit www.StarsScholarship.org