FHN Senior Awarded Scholarship for Engineering by Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Posted on 11/17/2016

Francis Howell North senior, Peyton Rives, received a silver award from The Hispanic Heritage Foundation. He was one of 21 award recipients at the Chicago regional Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards ceremony on November 3. As the silver medalist in the engineering category, sponsored by ExxonMobil, Rives was awarded a $2,000 scholarship to support his plans to pursue a degree in Biological Engineering at University of Michigan.

Background Information:
Established by the White House in 1987, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) is an award-winning nonprofit that identifies, inspires, prepares and positions Latinos to lead in the classroom, community and workforce.

The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards program offers educational grants to Hispanic high school seniors chosen by regional selection committees based on their academic achievement, leadership, community service, category focus and an essay about the important role their heritage played in their success.

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