Three at the Academy of the Sacred Heart win Hispanic heritage scholarships _lowres

Photo provided by the Academy of the Sacred Heart—From left are Alex Gershanik of the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation; Yvonne Adler of the Academy of the Sacred Heart; NOHHF Scholars Dalia Ortiz, Alexis Ruiz and Emily Lopez; Sacred Heart headmistress Sister Melanie Guste; and NOHHF executive director Raúl Fonte.

At the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, Emily Lopez, Dalia Ortiz and Alexis Ruiz have been chosen as 2015-16 New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation Scholars. The students were chosen for their strong academic records. The NOHHF High School Scholarship Program supports the organization’s mission of cultivating and promoting the Hispanic heritage of New Orleans and the South.