Colorado State University-Pueblo announces for 2013 Hispanic College Quiz
PUEBLO –The first air dates for the State Farm Hispanic College Quiz have been announced. Twelve students from HACU-member institutions, including Mario Ruiz, a sophomore pre-business major at Colorado State University Pueblo, will be featured in a series of four quiz shows on Hispanic/Latino history, The prize is a $3000 scholarship awarded during each show and totaling four awards during the series.
The series, produced by Central City Productions in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), consists of four half-hour quiz shows.
While Ruiz said he was unable to share how he fared in the competition until the broadcast airs, he said it was an honor and a privilege to represent the institution.
Broadcasts will take place during Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated Sept. 15-Oct.15.
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. Updates on air dates will be made as they become available.
The 12 students traveled to Chicago on Aug. 24 for the taping of the State Farm Hispanic College Quiz show. The series sponsored by State Farm and produced by Central City Productions in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) consists of four half-hour quiz shows. Broadcasting will take place during Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated Sept. 15-Oct.15.
The following students will be a part of the 2013 game show series:
Renato Franco-Rosas, Union County College (N.J.)
Kara Tapangan, St. Mary's University (Texas)
Mario Ruiz, Colorado State University-Pueblo (Colo.)
Oralia Pacheco, Notre Dame de Namur University (Calif.)
Laura Coyt Zavala, University of the Pacific (Calif.)
Nahomi Ortiz, Chattanooga State Community College (Tenn.)
Sonia Patino, El Centro College (Texas)
Jaen Emmanuel Ugalde, University of New Mexico (NM)
Angela Barrera, Texas Tech University (Texas)
Edwar Rivera, Northeastern Illinois University, El Centro Campus (Ill.)
Cassandra Sanchez, Arizona Western College (Ariz.)
Carlos Granados, University of the District of Columbia Community College (D.C.)