Second Hispanic Gala Celebration of Latino Students in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Sixty Latino students were the recipients of the 2014 Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarships presented at the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala on Sept. 18 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring.

In this MyMcMedia Extra, Lorna Virgili, President/CEO of the National Hispanic Communication Group, tells us how it all began. 

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and wife, Catherine Leggett, sponsored two students. Leggett said it was a night to celebrate their stories and added, “When you empower the students, you empower the family.”


 
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Second Hispanic Gala Celebration of Latino Students in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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