LULAC Seeks Queen Contestants


lulac_queenLULAC Council #10 is accepting applications for the Annual Fiesta Queen from young women of Latina descent from age 15 to 21 years of age. Contestants must be single and never have experienced motherhood. Young women interested in competing should contact Henry Vargas, 323-4088 or Ernest Rodriguez, 323-5409. The LULAC Fiesta will be
held on Saturday, September 1st this year to celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spain. Crowning of the Queen is the highlight of Fiesta. The Queen who is selected will reign over all LULAC social events of 2007.  Funds from the Fiesta are used to grant scholarships to entering freshmen.  LULAC Council 10 has granted 656 scholarships totaling $365,721 since 1978.  The League of United Latin American Citizens, better known as LULAC is the largest, oldest and most successful Hispanic civil rights and service organization in the United States. LULAC has developed a comprehensive set of nationwide programs fostering educational attainment, job training, housing, scholarships, citizenship, and voter registration. Its members throughout the nation have developed a tremendous track record of success advancing the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.

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