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Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations Now Open

Posted: April 18, 2016 at 7:03 am   /   Alumni, From the Print Edition, 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: 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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Teresita Yaniz de Arias and Lawrence Roybal Honored by NHI

Posted: November 13, 2015 at 9:20 am   /   Featured, From the Print Edition, NHI Award Winners, NHI News

Tonight, NHI will honor a number of Latino leaders, as well as people who have contributed to NHI’s ongoing mission, at Celebracion in Dallas. The two highest honors will go to Teresita Yaniz de Arias, instrumental in Panama’s transition to democracy, and Lawrence Roybal, spearheading efforts in New Mexico to retain and graduate high school […]

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