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LATINO LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY ANNOUNCES THE 2015 “NUESTRO FUTURO” SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS BREAKFAST

Allentown, PA – July 31, 2015 The Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley celebrtaeed its 2015 “Nuestro Futuro” Scholarship Breakfast at DeSales University this past tuesday, Juy 28th.  Every year since 2005, the organization has awarded scholarships to Latino students in the Lehigh Valley.  The organization awarded 35 scholarships this year.  Eligible students are of Latino background, from the Lehigh Valley, and pursuing a degree in an accredited institution of higher education. The criteria for selection include financial need, promising academic performance, involvement in community activities, and a personal recommendation. Scholars must submit evidence of financial need.

The Latino Leadership Alliance maintains partnerships with local higher education institutions such as Cedar Crest College, DeSales University, Moravian College, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Northampton Community College and the Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College.  Additional scholarships are awarded with the support of sponsors such as PPL Corporation, PNC Bank, Embassy Bank, National Penn Bank, KNBT Charitable Foundation, La Ola Radio and HGSK Law Firm as well as individual donors.

For more information regarding the “Nuestro Futuro” Scholarship program, visit the LLALV website at  www.llalv.org , contact Education@llalv.org or call 484-602-5083.

Nuestro Futuro 2015

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

LA ALIANZA LATINA DE LIDERAZGO DEL VALLE DE LEHIGH CELEBRA EL DESAYUNO DE LAS BECAS “NUESTRO FUTURO” 2015

Allentown, PA – Julio 31, 2015   La Alianza Latina de Liderazgo del Valle de Lehigh celebró el Desayuno de las Becas “Nuestro Futuro” 2015 este martes, el 28 de julio en la Universidad DeSales. Anualmente, desde el 2005, la organización otorga becas a estudiantes latinos del Valle de Lehigh

La organización otorgó 35 becas este año. Para solicitar un beca, los requisitos a cumplir son el ser de ascendencia latina, residente del Valle de Lehigh, cursando una carrera en una institución acreditada de educación superior. Los criterios de selección incluyen la necesidad económica, rendimiento académico prometedor, participación en actividades comunitarias y una recomendación personal. Los eruditos deben presentar evidencia de la necesidad económica.

La Alianza Latina de Liderazgo mantiene concordancias con instituciones de educación superior locales como Cedar Crest College, DeSales University, Moravian College, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Northampton Community College y la Escuela Wescoe de Muhlenberg College. Se otorgan becas adicionales con el apoyo de nuestros patrocinadores tales como PPL Corporation, PNC Bank, Embassy Bank, National Penn Bank, KNBT Charitable Foundation, La Ola Radio y el Bufete de HGSK además de donantes individuales.

Para mayor información acerca del programa de becas Nuestro Futuro, , visite a nuestro sitio web www.llalv.org, comuníquese a través del correo electrónico Education@llalv.org o llame al 484-602-5083.

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LATINO LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY ANNOUNCES THE 2012 “NUESTRO FUTURO” SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS BREAKFAST

Nuestro Futuro 2012 Scholarship Recipients

 Allentown, PA – June 3, 2012 The Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley is pleased to announce the 2012 “Nuestro Futuro” Scholarship Breakfast. Every year since 2005, the organization gives scholarships to Latino students in the Lehigh Valley. This years’ Breakfast celebration will take place at:

Lehigh Carbon Community College
Community Services Center
4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville, PA 18078
Friday June 8th, 2012, 7:30 am – 9:30 am

This year the organization is delighted to present Keynote Speaker Dr. Santiago, Physician/Shareholder at Lehigh Area Medical Associates & Physician Assistant Representative at Lehigh Valley Health Network. Dr. Santiago is an inspirational professional in the Lehigh Valley.

The organization will be awarding 29 scholarships in June and is proud to announce their names:

Student High School Attended College Attending
Fernanda Caceres Dieruff High School DeSales University
Brittany Daniels Dieruff High School Chestnut Hill College
Daniel Garcia Dieruff High School Embry Riddle Aeronautical U
Reina Guzman Dieruff High School Cedar Crest College
Milkauris Polanco Dieruff High School Lock Haven University
Hilda Rivera Dieruff High School Drexel University
Juan Rosario Dieruff High School Saint Francis University
Josephine Velazquez Easton Area High School Northampton Community Col
Angie Diaz Freedom High School Bloomsburg University
Gabriel Pozo Freedom High School St. Joseph’s University
Angela Arcelay LV Academy Charter School East Stroudsburg University
Kaylee Santos LV Academy Charter School Fashion Institute of Technology
Jennesys Aviles Liberty High School Drexel University
Andrew Baez Liberty High School Northampton Community Col
Timothy Byrd Liberty High School Delaware State University
Anthony Castillo Liberty High School Kutztown University
Joshua Claudio Liberty High School Carnegie Mellon University
Catherine Espinal Liberty High School Millersville State University
Stacy Justo Liberty High School Penn State University
Genesis Mateo Liberty High School Cabrini College or Drexel Univ
Lizbeth Morales Liberty High School Northampton Community Col
Ghoreshie Rivera Liberty High School Kutztown University
Karla Figueroa Northern Lehigh High School Lehigh Carbon Community Col
Natalie Flores Roberto Clemente Charter Sch Penn State Unviersity
Kristina Rosario Salisbury High School Bloomsburg University
Ebelin Dutan William Allen High School Northampton Community Col
Kathy Dutan William Allen High School East Stroudsburg University
Kaela Berdecia Wilson Area High School Penn State U or Cedar Crest C
Jenny Lucero High School on Ecuador Kutztown University

The Latino Leadership Alliance has established long partnerships with local higher education institutions such as Cedar Crest College, DeSales Univesity, Kutztown University, Moravian College, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Northampton Community College and the Wescoe School at Muhlenberg College.

Other scholarships are awarded with the support of our sponsors which includes Air Products, Capital Blue Cross, Lehigh Valley Health Network, PNC Bank, PPL Corporation, and Susquehanna Bank. Donors include Campbell, Rappold & Yurasists, LLP, Embassy Bank, KNBT Bank, Eric J. & Deborah L. Gartner, Louis & Julia Hansrote, and Rev. Robert H. Wellner.

This year the Latino Leadership Alliance Endowment will be awarding for the first time four scholarships in to honor Louis Ramos for his outstanding work with Latinos in our community. Since the organization first awarded scholarships in 2005, we have seen many success stories of scholarship recipients that have earned their degrees and are leading successful lives as professionals. On March 18th, the President of Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley, Cynthia Atamian and two recipients of scholarships from 2005 and 2006 were interviewed by José Antonio Ortiz on Nuestro Valle on RCN TV. They discussed the impact these scholarships have on students, how it has changed their lives, and how the community and organizations can continue to support this initiative.

The community is invited to help us celebrate our scholarship recipients at this event.  The cost is $25 per person and $200 for a Table of Eight. To register or for more information, contact Anne Walker at Education@LLALV.org or Tel. 484-602-5083.

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The Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley is an inclusive organization that supports the Latino Community while promoting unity, respect and full participation in educational, social, cultural, political, and economic activities for the benefit of the entire Lehigh Valley community. www.LLALV.org

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