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George Rodriguez, Miguel Levario, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, NHI Congressional Candidates

Three NHI Alumni to run for Congress in 2018

Posted: June 26, 2017 at 9:35 pm   /   Alumni

The National Hispanic Institute has been teaching high school students for years to become leaders—without necessarily being about political leadership. The Great Debate encourages students to become better public speakers, and the Lorenzo de Zavala (LDZ) program allows students to learn public policy. At the LDZ, students go as far as to participate in a […]

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J.D. Salinas III, Adriana Ramirez, Alex del Barrio

Nominations Now Open for 2017 NHI Awards

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 1:31 pm   /   Alumni, Celebración, NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute has opened nominations for its 2017 awards. The winners will be honored at Celebración 2017, taking place this November 16-19 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa in San Marcos, Texas, just minutes from NHI headquarters. This year, NHI is considering Distinguished Alumni awards in […]

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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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