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Valeria Escobar with other CWS students

NHI’s first Fort Worth coach wins scholarship to Columbia

Posted: January 10, 2018 at 2:16 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, NHI News

Valeria Escobar, a high school senior at Uplift Summit International Prep in Arlington—and a pioneer in the National Hispanic Institute’s burgeoning Fort Worth program—is headed to Columbia University in the fall, supported by a scholarship and ready to pursue an intriguing slate of studies. Her very first NHI experience—in the 2015 Texas Great Debate at […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a campaign event

From NHI to Congress: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Posted: July 1, 2017 at 5:46 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

In this three-part series, we are interviewing National Hispanic Institute alumni who have who have declared for United States Congress in the 2018 elections. This final installment is an interview with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, an educator and activist who attended the National LDZ in 2005 and the New York CWS in 2006. She will be Educational […]

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Miguel Levario and family

From NHI to Congress: Miguel Levario

Posted: June 29, 2017 at 2:25 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

In the second of this three-part series, we interview National Hispanic Institute alumni who have who have declared for United States Congress in the 2018 elections. This interview is with Miguel Levario, a Ph.D. and Texas Tech University professor who went to three NHI programs: The Texas Great Debate in 1992, the Texas LDZ in […]

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