Hispanic Arts, Culture & Education 

Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis

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John F. Garganigo Scholarships 2016 Sign In or Register to add photos

ON MAY 2ND, 2016 THE HISPANIC ARTS COUNCIL AWARDED ITS ANNUAL 'JOHN F. GARGANIGO SCHOLARSHIPS' TO 5 LATINO COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS WHO WERE PART OF THE ANNUAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY 'PUERTAS COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM' , AN OUTREACH PROGRAM SERVING THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY IN SOUTH ST. LOUIS. THE AWARD CEREMONY TOOK PLACE AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS. HAC PARTNERED WITH THE WASH UNIV. PROGRAM IN 2007 TO BENEFIT HISPANIC LOW INCOME STUDENTS WHO TAKE THE ANNUAL COLLEGE PREP. THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TAKES ITS NAME FROM DR. JOHN F. GARGANIGO, FORMER PROF. OF LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE AT THE WASH UNIV. ROMANCE LANGUAGES & LITERATURE DEPARTMENT WHO IS AN ADVOCATE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE. ANHEUSER-BUSCH CO. IS THE MAJOR SPONSOR OF THIS SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING. AWARDEES OF THE SCHOLARSHIP ARE, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, DR. JEFFREY SCHNEIDER HAC BOARD MEMBER AND PROFESSOR OF THE PUERTAS PROGRAM, DONOVAN GALINDO WHO IS A SOPHOMORE AT MERAMEC COMMUNITY COLLEGE, PROF. VIRGINIA BRAXS HAC PRESIDENT, MR. GUSTAVO ARANGO HAC BOAR MEMBER, ON BEHALF OF XORGE HERNANDEZ HIS MOTHER, MRS. HERNANDEZ, RECEIVED HIS AWARD. XAVIER WILL BE ATTENDING ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY IN THE FALL OF 2016. NAOMI CARRANZA, A SOPHOMORE AT MERAMEC COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS PURSUING A DEGREE IN NURSING; AND NOT ABLE TO ATTEND, JAILENY GONZALEZ ALSO WAS AWARDED THE SCHOLARSHIP AND SHE WILL BE ATTENDING SIUE IN THE FALL. HAC CONGRATULATES ALL THE AWARDEES!
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