MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The National Puerto Rican day parade has selected Maplewood’s own, Ceci Muñoz as a 2019 Scholarship winner.

The Scholarship program was established to promote the pursuit of higher education in the Puerto Rican community. The Education Committee of the (NDRDP) selected her based upon academic achievements, contribution to others through volunteerism and a strong commitment to Puerto Rican culture.

Muñoz will be marching together with her family in the New York parade this coming Sunday, June 9. She also had the honor of representing all the scholarship winners at Yankee Stadium and appeared on the Jumbotron screen that afternoon.

Muñoz graduates from Columbia High School this year and will be attending MIT in the fall.