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July 2016
Xochitl Yanez from State Farm Foundation visits the 2016 NHI Texas Star Great Debate program.

San Antonio, Rio Grande Valley Students Triumph at Texas Star Great Debate

Posted: July 3, 2016 at 12:29 pm   /   Great Debate, NHI Programs

This year’s Texas Star Great Debate, involving nearly 75 students from Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico, culminated with a finals competition yesterday afternoon at Our Lady of the Lake University, dominated by students from San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley. Winners included: Mock – Vanessa Quintero of Lopez High School (Brownsville) and […]

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The winning Cornell team at the 2016 Northeast CWS

Cornell University Team Wins Northeast CWS

Posted: July 1, 2016 at 6:29 pm   /   CWS, NHI Programs

During a week in which the hosting Cabrini College officially changed its name to Cabrini University, the 2016 Northeast CWS added to the festivities by bringing a spirited and diverse group of incoming high school seniors to the Philadelphia-area school. A team representing Cornell University (featuring NHI students from Colorado, the District of Columbia, New […]

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National LDZ President and Vice President

National LDZ Underway at Elmhurst College

Posted: July 1, 2016 at 3:49 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

More than 200 students from six states (Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and Texas) and Mexico have convened at Elmhurst College for the 2016 National Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session, following last year’s historic three LDZ week. Rocío Nairi Garza was elected president, Ramiro Rodríguez was elected vice-president, and Teddy Morales was elected Speaker […]

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