Celebración - 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards

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Saturday, November 12, 2016
12:30 AM - 5:00 AM UTC
Balli's Social Event Center Mission, Texas, United States of America
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The 2016 Celebracion Distinguished Alumni Awards will honor three outstanding individuals: Former Hidalgo County Judge JD Salinas III, (La Joya ISD and Texas A&M), currently a ______with AT&T in San Antonio. Alex del Barrio, a Mission High School student and UTRGV graduate, has traveled world wide as an announcer with the world famous Harlem Globetrotters as well as professional wrestling. He has also served as a local tv sportscaster and anchor announcer with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and currently with _________. Adriana Ramirez, who attended McAllen Memorial and graduated from Rice University in Houston, is a professor at the University of Pittsburg. She is an emerging writer with national recognition. All three of these individual share a common experience in having been part of the National Hispanic Institute as high school students and remaining involved through time. They will be joined by family members, NHI alumni, and friends at the annual presentation. The Alumni Awards Banquet is an event of CELEBRACION 2016, slated for November 10-13 at the McAllen Convention Center


Rekindle old friendships and celebrate the anniversary classes of 1986, 1996, and 2006.  First Dinner and Dessert.  Cash Bar.  Silent Auction benefiting the Rio Grande Valley 

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Awards Dinner Silent Auction benefiting the Rio Grande Valley Family Leadership Academy, the prime community and family organization raising local monies to support student participation in NHI programs.

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