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Updated August 9, 2013

NJ Revilla-Garcia  

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

Chattanooga State Community College (Tenn.)

Student: Nahomi Ortiz

Coach: Gladys Pineda-Loher, manager of international business community devel.

Colorado State University-Pueblo (Colo.)

Student: Mario Ruiz

Coach: Victoria Obregon, regional site coordinator

University of the District of Columbia Community College

Student: Carlos Granados

Coach: Raysa Leer, senior finance officer

El Centro College (Texas)

Student: Sonia Patino 

Coach: Joe Martinez, Title V project director

Northeastern Illinois University - El Centro Campus (Ill.)

Student: Edwar Rivera

Coach: Eduardo Mendoza, Coordinator

Notre Dame de Namur University (Calif.)

Student: Oralia Pacheco

Coach: Peggy Koshland Crane, director, Academic Success Center
St. Mary's University (Texas)

Student: Kara Tapangan 

Coach: Sonia Garcia, professor of political science

Texas Tech University (Texas)

Student: Angela Barrera  

Coach: Ricky Sherfield Jr., unit coordinator

Union County College (N.J.)

Student: Renato Franco-Rosas  

Coach: Katy Cedano, assistant professor, modern languages

University 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.