GDHCC in the News


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3/29/2017 Press Release
GDHCC and Dallas ISD Launch this Year's Stars on the Rise Dallas ISD Employee Giving Campaign

GDHCC & Dallas ISD Kicked Off this Year's Stars on the Rise Scholarship Program Dallas ISD Employee Giving Campaign on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Dallas ISD Administration Building. Dallas ISD Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa, El Centro College President and Stars on the Rise Committee Chair Dr. Jose Adames, and GDHCC President/CEO Rick Ortiz all mentioned the importance of education, and the impact of scholarships on our future leaders. The event also featured former Stars on the Rise scholarship recipient and the current Assistant Principal of Hillcrest High School, Andrew Palacios, who shared his story.

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Click HERE for additional coverage by Dallas ISD regarding this event. 

Click HERE for additional coverage by Telemundo 39 regarding this event.

About the GDHCC's Stars on the Rise Scholarship Awards Program. Since 1982, the Stars on the Rise Scholarship Fund has given more than $32.5 million in scholarships to almost 3,800 area students. In 2016, the GDHCC and its many partners from the corporate and education sectors awarded $2,544,050.81 in scholarships to 296 graduating seniors from North Texas at the Stars on the Rise Scholarship Awards Reception. This year's event will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 5:30 - 8:30 pm.

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