FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Southeast Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to the 2021 Scholarship & Awards Reception in honor of Dallas-area Hispanic students and their parents. We will also recognize outstanding business and public service leaders from our community. This year’s Scholarship & Awards theme is the “Hispanic Youth Committee: A Call to Higher Education and Career Exploration”.
Scholarships will assist students pursuing studies for college credit, continuing education and adult education at Dallas College. Scholarships will support the student’s college experience by providing funding for one year of college. In addition, students will be assisted with career planning and academic excellence through a mentoring program facilitated by the SEDHC Hispanic Youth Committee.
The SEDHCC has funded over $200,000.00 dollars in scholarship since 2009. It has graduated 61 students with a professional certification and or an Associate’s Degree from Eastfield Campus. From the 61 students that have graduated since 2009, thirty-six (36) students have gone on and graduated from the university. The SEDHCC scholarship is a retention scholarship and funds the students until they graduate from Eastfield Campus, approximately $1000.00/year. The majority of the student sponsored are from the Pleasant Grove area.
This year, the SEDHCC will fund twenty (20) students. All scholarship recipients are funded to attend any Dallas College Campus, the scholarship monies amount to a full year’s tuition cost.
This year’s ceremony is held at Ervay Theater 1707 S. Ervay Street – Dallas, TX 75215.
There will be plenty of parking on the premises. There is no fee for the students and their families. Please access the link https://sedhcc.org/scholarship-awards-reception/ to assist with the sponsorship levels and attendance.
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The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., speakers will address the audience at 7:00 p.m., and the scholarship and award ceremony at 7:30 p.m. at the Ervay Theater in Dallas.
Javier E. Olguin