The New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation honored its 2017 scholars from the finest public, private and parochial schools in the New Orleans area, awarding 53 scholarships and providing the environment for the scholars and their families to meet their heads of schools and school counselors, as well as the members of the Board of Directors of the NOHHF and many friends and sponsors of the Foundation. 34 graduating seniors and 19 underclassmen from 17 participating local high schools were recognized at the 2017 ceremony and reception which took place at the Henson Auditorium of Isidore Newman School, in New Orleans, on April 26th. This year’s participating schools included Archbishop Rummel High School, Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School, Brother Martin High School, Cabrini High School, De la Salle High School, East Jefferson High School, Grace King High School, Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies, Helen Cox High School, International High School of New Orleans, Isidore Newman School, Jesuit High School, L.W. Higgins High School, Lusher Charter School, Metairie Park Country Day School, Mount Carmel Academy and St. Mary’s Dominican High School. See photos of the event and attendees on our scholarships program photo gallery.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Raúl Fonte, Executive Director of the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation 504-636-0107 or email@example.com
ARCHITECT HERMES MALLEA PRESENTS
Great Houses of Havana: A Century of Cuban Style
New Orleans, LA – On Friday, April 7, 2017, the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation (NOHHF) will sponsor renowned Cuban author and architect Hermes Mallea with the presentation of his book Great Houses of Havana: A Century of Cuban Style, the Monacelli Press, November 2011. At the presentation, Mr. Mallea will give an insider’s tour of some of Havana’s most important architectural homes built between 1860 and 1960 and discuss the fascinating personal histories of these homes alongside Havana’s architectural patrimony.
The following article was published in the Fall 2016 issue of Cabrini High School’s news magazine Crescent and is reproduced here with permission of the school.
Good evening, and welcome Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Board of Trustees, Mr. Hanemann, Mrs. Hrapmann, administration, faculty, staff, family, friends, and my fellow sisters of the class of 2016. Continue Reading
Kenner, Louisiana — Cervantes Fundación Hispanoamericana de Arte (Cervantes Hispanic-American Arts Foundation), organizer of ¿Qué Pasa? Fest 2016 has commissioned New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation Board member Elsa Baker to create this year’s official poster of the festival. Continue Reading