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Sep 15, 2011 ... In addition to providing a special opportunity to celebrate Hispanic culture, Hispanic Heritage Month serves to highlight the long and important presence of ... Publisher and editor Julio G. Arce's syndicated weekly column satirized Hispanic-American culture and helped transform his paper into the most ...


Sep 30, 2016 ... As of last year, the U.S. has the second-highest Hispanic population in the world, making Hispanic Heritage Month a major event in the country. And according to the Pew Research Center, college enrollment among Hispanics and Latinos went up 240 percent from 1996 to 2012. Yet, the demographic still ...


ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES. To qualify for an HHSFMO scholarship, you must: Be of Hispanic Heritage; Have a minimum overall unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students and undergraduate students; Plan to enroll full-time (12 credit hours) and pursue a degree in an accredited college or ...


Sep 4, 2017 ... Owl to be eligible. No GPA or SAT minimum requirement. Apply at: http:// hispanicheritage.org/programs · /leadership/youth-awards/. Amount: $1,000. Deadline: September 29. Don't Text and Drive Scholarship. Students must be a U.S. citizen and write a brief essay about texting and driving. Apply at:.


Oct 2, 2012 ... Latino Authors: Ana Lydia Vega. Ana Lydia Vega. Boricua Ana Lydia Vega has had a varied career as an essayist, novelist, literature professor and author of short stories. Her stories are as funny as her essays are thought provoking, but they all touch on issues in Puerto Rico and the rest of the Caribbean.


Oct 25, 2017 ... Additionally, Belize, Chile, and Mexico also celebrate their independence days during Hispanic Heritage Month. Spearheading this ... We shared stories, articles, and multimedia about the legacy of education in Hispanic communities in our country. ... Hispanic college enrollment is also at a record low.


Essay Contest for Grades 4-12 • Three winners will be selected – one at elementary (grades 4 and 5), one at middle (grades 6-8), and one at high school (grades 9-12) – from among essays submitted by students in grades four through 12. • Grades 4 and 5 Writing Prompt: Students should discuss a well-known Hispanic ...


Nov 1, 2017 ... Lina Neraas, a senior at Arnold High School, won a statewide Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest in the High School Category. The winners were honored during a ... a visit to the Governor's Mansion. She said she plans on attending Gulf Coast State College and possibly pursuing writing or linguistics.


This resource offers eight ideas for teaching about National Hispanic Heritage Month. ... Reading, Writing, Language, Speaking and Listening ... National Hispanic Heritage Month, we present this resource to help teachers engage students in thinking broadly and critically about the Hispanic American experience in all of its ...