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December 2021
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Dallas filmmaker Merced Elizondo named 2021 NHI Person of the Year

Posted: December 31, 2021 at 12:00 pm   /   Alumni, NHI Award Winners

In a year where a lot of people needed respite from what the world was dishing out — when even a movie theater didn’t provide the same kind of retreat it did before the COVID-19 pandemic began — an NHI alumnus brought a film into the world that told a beautiful story and showed his potential […]

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Mathis High School continues its unique partnership with NHI

Posted: December 29, 2021 at 2:59 pm   /   NHI News, NHI Programs

Mathis High School has an impressive place in the National Hispanic Institute’s network of schools — in 2021, more than five percent of NHI students hailed from the South Texas high school near Corpus Christi. That put it ahead of longtime NHI partner high schools like Veterans Memorial High School and Saint Joseph Academy, both […]

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Ernesto Nieto honors two amazing NHI matriarchs with scholarship funds

Posted: December 22, 2021 at 8:39 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, NHI News, NHI Programs

National Hispanic Institute founder and president Ernesto Nieto — in the hopes of inspiring alumni and friends of the nonprofit organization to donate money for NHI scholarship funds this Christmas season — has started scholarship funds to honor two amazing matriarchs instrumental to the organization’s growth and development. Nieto donated $2500 for scholarships for El Paso […]

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