Hispanic Arts, Culture & Education 

Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis

Subtitle

Hispanic Arts Council of 


St. Louis


PROMOTING THE EXCELLENCE OF THE HISPANIC CULTURE THROUGH ARTS & EDUCATION!



HIGHLIGHTED NEWS

HISPANIC ARTS COUNCIL OF STL AWARDED ITS 'UNIVERSIDAD YA! SCHOLARSHIPS ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4TH. THESE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE SPONSORED BY ANHEUSER-BUSCH CO.

The Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis awarded its Universidad YA! Avanza and Adelante Scholarships for 2016 on Friday November 4th, 2016. Funding for this scholarships is sponsored by Anheuser-Busch Co. The Award Ceremony recognized 5 Latino students
who received each a $1,000.00 grant:

Avanza Scholarship:
-Maria Guadalupe Acosta who is studying at St. Charles Community College. The Avanza Scholarship, which was renewed for the second time for Maria, is based on merit and is a renewable scholarship for up to 4 years.

Adelante Scholarships are based on financial need and recipients for this year are:
-Patrick Gutierrez who attends Webster University
-Scarleth Rivera who attends Southern Illinois State University at Edwardsville
-Pablo Reina attending Maryville University.
-Sophie Molina who is attending St. Louis University.

We congratulates all the awardees and wish them the best in their college studies! We thank our sponsor Anheuser-Busch Co. for their vision and support.

1st. group picture: (from left to right) Virginia Braxs, HAC President; Ms. Maria Acosta, Ms. Sandra Knight, HAC Board Member; Ms. Scarleth Rivera; Mrs. Rosa Lopez accepting the scholarship on behalf of Mr. Pablo Lopez; Ms. Katheen Molina receiving the scholarship on behalf of Ms. Sophie Molina, Mr. Gustavo Arango, HAC Board Member and Mrs. Maria Paz Santelices, HAC Board Member.

2nd. group picture: (from left to right) Virginia Braxs, HAC President; Mr. Patrick Gutierrez and Ms.Sandra Knight, HAC Board Member.



ST. LOUIS CARDINALS HONORED PRESIDENT OF HISPANIC ARTS COUNCIL VIRGINIA BRAXS WITH THE MBL 'SEAT 21' AWARD WHICH IS GIVEN TO A COMMUNITY LEADER WHO EMBODIES THE ROBERTO CLEMENTE'S HUMANITARIAN SPIRIT, WHILE AWARDING ALL STAR PLAYER ADAM WAINWRIGHT WITH THE NOMINATION FOR THE NATIONAL MBL 'ROBERTO CLEMENTE AWARD' ON SEPTEMBER 13th, 2016 DURING A PRE-GAME CEREMONY.


ST. LOUIS (News release) – This year, Major League Baseball has designated a seat in each ballpark, known as SEAT 21, to a well-known or local hero who embodies the humanitarian spirit of Roberto Clemente. Cardinals SEAT 21 Honoree, Virginia Braxs, currently serves as the President and Treasurer of the Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis (HAC). The Council is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to promoting the excellence of the Hispanic culture through arts and education. Ms. Braxs has dedicated her life to providing opportunities for the Hispanic community through her work at the Hispanic Arts Council and has been an ambassador to the Hispanic Community for the Cardinals since 2013. Ms. Braxs was recognized alongside Wainwright during the Sept 13tht’s ceremony before the game against the Chicago Cubs.


Pitcher Adam Wainwright was named the St. Louis Cardinals 2016 nominee for the prestigious national Roberto Clemente Award in the same on-field ceremony. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a player from each MLB Club who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field. It is the most prominent individual player award bestowed by MLB. Through his charitable foundation, Big League Impact, Wainwright has raised more than $1 million to help provide basic needs for individuals in St. Louis and around the world. Previous Cardinals to win the Roberto Clemente Award include Carlos Beltran (2013), Albert Pujols (2008), Ozzie Smith (1995), and Lou Brock (1975).  See more pictures CLICKING HERE!


We are a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organization. Thank you for contributing to our Latino Scholarship Fund!



    WE ARE PROUD TO HAVE AS OUR SPONSORS:

Anheuser-Busch Co. and Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Inc. are our main sponsors at the 'Benefactores' level.


WE ARE PROUD TO HAVE AS PARTNERS:


The Sheldon Concert Hall has been our partner since 1998!


The Classical Guitar Society of St. Louis has been partnering with HAC for many years now.

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