Robstown High School student Celeste Martinez has been chosen to receive a full ride through college as one of the recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship.

Only 1,000 students from around the country are awarded the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship. Martinez was selected out of 54,000 applicants, making her one of three Coastal Bend students to receive the scholarship.

Two students from Odem High School, Anthony Serrano and Marisol Rocha, also received the scholarship.