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Fiesta mixes fun, education – The Tennessean

Hispanic students receive scholarships during celebration at Belmont
For some, yesterday’s Fiesta Belmont in the heart of the university’s campus here was a chance to dance, shop and savor homemade enchiladas. For Heider Vargas, the celebration of Hispanic culture brought him $1,000 closer to his dream of becoming a physical therapist. … The scholarships announced yesterday during the festivities benefited participants of Hispanic Achievers, a YMCA mentoring program for Hispanic children, teens and adults. Hundreds of people, especially families with small children, took advantage of summer-like weather and roamed Belmont’s campus to listen to live Latin music, munch on tacos and nachos and hit pinatas… Read the whole story at

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