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Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations Now Open

Posted: April 18, 2016 at 7:03 am   /   Alumni, NHI Award Winners

This year’s Distinguished Alumni Award nominations, for Celebracion 2016 (this coming November, in McAllen), are now open. The nominating process is simple — this Google Doc allows you to write in a candidate for the committee’s consideration. Anyone who has attended an NHI program is eligible; the write-ups below cover the three Distinguished Alumni winners from […]

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El Paso Leadership Academy students

El Paso Leadership Academy: An NHI-Inspired School

Posted: April 13, 2016 at 1:23 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, NHI Award Winners

This article is by Omar Yanar, the Founder and CEO of the El Paso Leadership Academy (EPLA), a college preparatory public charter school that currently serves 190 students in the 6th and 7th grade level and is expected to expand to the 12th grade by 2020. Yanar’s NHI experience began with his participation in the YLC […]

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NHI Alumna Embarks on New Leadership Journey

Posted: March 31, 2016 at 1:09 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News, NHI Sponsors

Nancy-Yasmine Galvan remembers her first NHI experience, as part of the Houston team attending the 2010 Texas Great Debate. “At that point in time, public speaking was really the one thing that I was uncomfortable with,” she recalls. Not only did she overcome that through her Great Debate experience, but she learned very important lessons […]

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