Cotulla High School graduating senior Madison Perales has been awarded the Cotulla Garden Club’s annual scholarship in the amount of $1,500 towards her higher education and was presented the award this week. The scholarship application included an essay in which Perales outlined how she believes horticulture is beneficial to overall mental wellbeing. She is the daughter of Orlando and Melissa Perales of Cotulla and plans to attend Texas A&M University at San Antonio to major in psychology. The Cotulla Garden Club is led by President Nora Quintanilla with Vice President Annette Schwab, Secretary Kay Childers and Treasurer Patsy Leigh.