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Risk, Difficulty, and Ganas: U.S. Presidential Scholar Gabby Escalante

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 3:27 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

Gabby Escalante had a good spring. The high school senior, attending St. Mary’s Hall in San Antonio, was accepted to Harvard University and was one of a select group of high school students honored as a U.S. Presidential Scholar. Gabby, however, hasn’t just been a distinguished high school student; she is an NHI alumna who […]

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NHI student features George Rodriguez for Storytellers Without Borders

Posted: May 12, 2017 at 1:25 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

A National Hispanic Institute student has featured one of the organization’s most involved Dallas-area leaders, George Rodriguez, as part of the Storytellers Without Borders project. Damiana De La Paz, a 9th grader at Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Townview, wrote about Rodriguez, who is an alumni of the school and has since gone on to […]

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NHI Alumni Michael Padilla lauded for school lunch law passage

Posted: April 15, 2017 at 12:46 pm   /   Alumni, Media Coverage, NHI News

As a New Mexico state senator, National Hispanic Institute Alumni Michael Padilla has put his National Hispanic Institute experience (particularly, his LDZ experience) to use. Thanks to a recent bill of his that became New Mexico law earlier this week, people around the nation (and even in other countries) have taken notice. Padilla introduced a […]

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