Gabrielle Granillo of Las Cruces is one of six nursing school students in New Mexico who received a $1,000 scholarship from the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence. Granillo will earn her bachelor of science in nursing degree at NMSU in December 2012. Granillo is a member of the Student Nurses’ Association, Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity, and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She works as a patient care technician at Memorial Medical Center. After earning her BSN degree, Granillo hopes to pursue a degree as a pediatric oncology nurse.