Hispanic Arts Council of
PROMOTING THE EXCELLENCE OF THE HISPANIC CULTURE THROUGH ARTS & EDUCATION!
THE HISPANIC ARTS COUNCIL OF ST. LOUIS AWARDED THE LAMBDA SCHOLARSHIP TO 5 LATINA COLLEGE STUDENTS IN ST. LOUIS AT THE AWARD CEREMONY THAT TOOK PLACE AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY ON FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2014.
The Hispanic Arts Council awarded the Lambda Scholarship to 5 young Latina college students with funding received through the Tijeras Grant last spring. The five Lambda Scholarships of $1,000.00 each benefited the following Latina college students to further their college studies:
-Fatima Arabia who is studying Nursing at UMSL;
-Mayra Lopez who is studying Accounting at Webster University;
-Jessica Ramirez who is studying Nursing at STLCC;
-Yulkendy Valdez who is studying International Business at Bobson College, MA;
-Claudia Romero who is studying Early Child Care at STLCC.
The Hispanic Arts Council congratulates all the recipients of the Lambda Scholarship!
(Pictured below from left to right: Mr. Gustavo Arango, HAC Director, Jessica Ramirez recipient, Mayra Lopez recipient, Claudia Romero recipient, Fatima Arabia recipient, Yulkendy Valdez's mother receiving the scholarship in her absence, and HAC President Virginia Braxs)
Universidad YA! PRESENTS ITS 3rd ST. LOUIS 'HISPANIC COLLEGE FAIR' ON OCTOBER 26th AT ST. CECILIA SCHOOL GYM FROM 2 TO 4PM. BILINGUAL FAIR FOR LATINO PARENTS & STUDENTS. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Universidad YA!, the higher education initiative at the Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis, presents its 3rd Hispanic College Fair in the St. Louis area. Read more....