Updated August 9, 2013
2013 Hispanic College Quiz participants announced
Central City Productions, the producers of the Hispanic College Quiz, has announced the twelve students from HACU-member institutions that will participate in the 2013 Hispanic College Quiz show. Each student will attend the taping in Chicago with a coach (staff/faculty member of the institution) on Saturday, Aug. 24. Coaches were notified today.
Congratulations to the students from the participating institutions:Arizona Western College (Ariz.)
Student: Cassandra Sanchez
Coach: Martha Martínez, professor of Spanish
Student: Nahomi Ortiz
Coach: Gladys Pineda-Loher, manager of international business community devel.
Student: Mario Ruiz
Coach: Victoria Obregon, regional site coordinator
Student: Carlos Granados
Coach: Raysa Leer, senior finance officer
Student: Sonia Patino
Coach: Joe Martinez, Title V project director
Student: Edwar Rivera
Coach: Eduardo Mendoza, CoordinatorNotre Dame de Namur University (Calif.)
Student: Oralia PachecoCoach: Peggy Koshland Crane, director, Academic Success Center
Student: Kara Tapangan
Coach: Sonia Garcia, professor of political science
Student: Angela Barrera
Coach: Ricky Sherfield Jr., unit coordinator
Student: Renato Franco-Rosas
Coach: Katy Cedano, assistant professor, modern languagesUniversity of the Pacific (Calif.)
Student: Laura Coyt Zavala
Coach: Jesus Margarito
University of New Mexico (NM)
Student: Jaen Emmanuel Ugalde
Coach: Jorge Garcia
The “Hispanic College Quiz” show will feature Hispanic undergraduate college students answering a series of multiple-choice questions on Latino history. The series will consist of four half-hour quiz shows that will air across the country during Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-October 15, 2013.
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Central City Productions have partnered on the Hispanic College Quiz since 2008. The 2013 Hispanic College Quiz is sponsored by State Farm.