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ESPERANZA TO AWARD MORE THAN $100,000 IN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL HISPANIC STUDENTS AT FIESTA OF HOPE CELEBRATION
 

WHAT:              Esperanza Inc., Cleveland’s leading advocate for education in the Hispanic Community, will award more than $100,000 in college scholarships to more than 100 local Hispanic students at its annual Fiesta of Hope celebration on Friday, June 22, 2018.  

Cleveland Bishop Nelson J. Pérez will deliver the keynote address, emphasizing to students and families the importance of education to living a life of purpose. Also, two scholarship recipients will share their personal stories with the 700 attendees of the Fiesta of Hope celebration, which also serves as the organization’s major annual fundraiser.

WHO:               Victor Ruiz, Executive Director of Esperanza, Inc.

                        Cleveland Bishop Nelson J. Pérez

                        Nyleishca González and Abraham López – 2018 Scholarship Recipients

More than 700 Northeast Ohio elected officials, educators, and community leaders

 

WHEN:             June 22, 2018, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

WHERE:           Renaissance Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland.

 

WHY:                Since Esperanza awarding its first college scholarship in 1983, more than $1.5 million in scholarships have been awarded to local college students.  The number of Latino students enrolling in college has risen dramatically. The share of Latino 18-to-24-year olds enrolled in postsecondary education has increased from 13 percent to 37 percent from 1972 to 2012. Esperanza’s college scholarships are part of the organization’s comprehensive approach to providing students the support they need to succeed in college.

HOW:   All scholarships are provided through generous sponsorships from local businesses, organizations, and private donors.  Tickets to the Fiesta of Hope Luncheon or donations to the program can be made through the Esperanza website, http://www.esperanzainc.org/support_us/fiesta-of-hope 
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Revised: 06/19/18 12:51:14 -0700.

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