UDC Community College Student Chosen to Participate in National College Quiz Show

The game show will highlight Hispanic-American history

Washington, DC - Carlos Granados, a student at the University of the District of Columbia Community College (UDC-CC), is one of the 12 students chosen to participate in the 2013 Hispanic College Quiz show. The 2013 game show will feature contestants competing for a $3000 scholarship. The prize is a $3000 scholarship awarded during each show and totaling four awards during the series. A total of four scholarships will be awarded during the series.

Contestants will be asked to answer questions on Latino history. The show will air during Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct.15. The series is sponsored by State Farm and produced by Central City Productions in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). It consists of four half-hour quiz shows. Carlos was accompanied by his coach, Raysa Leer, Senior Finance Officer of the UDC-CC.

The show will broadcast in the DC area during the following dates and times:

  • 10/6/2013, 5:00 p.m., Channel - WDCW CW
  • 10/6/2013, 5:30 p.m., Channel - WDCW CW
  • 10/13/2013, 5:00 p.m., Channel - WDCW CW
  • 10/13/2013, 5:30 p.m., Channel - WDCW CW

The following students will be a part of the 2013 game show series:

Show 1:

Renato Franco-Rosas, Union County College (N.J.)

Kara Tapangan, St. Mary's University (Texas)

Mario Ruiz, Colorado State University, Pueblo (Colo.)

Show 2:

Oralia Pacheco, Notre Dame de Namur University (Calif.)

Laura Coyt Zavala, University of the Pacific (Calif.)

Nahomi Ortiz, Chattanooga State Community College (Tenn.)

Show 3:

Sonia Patino, El Centro College (Texas)

Jaen Emmanuel Ugalde, University of New Mexico (NM)

Angela Barrera, Texas Tech University (Texas)

Show 4:

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.)

Photo Back row: (L-R) Edwar Rivera, Northeastern Illinois University, El Centro Campus (Ill.); Kara Tapangan, St. Mary's University (Texas); Angela Barrera, Texas Tech University (Texas); Nahomi Ortiz, Chattanooga State Community College (Tenn.); Sonia Patino, El Centro College (Texas); Carlos Granados, University of the District of Columbia Community College (D.C.).

Center row: (L-R) Cassandra Sanchez, Arizona Western College (Ariz.); Mario Ruiz, Colorado State University, Pueblo (Colo.); Renato Franco-Rosas, Union County College (N.J.); Jaen Emmanuel Ugalde, University of New Mexico (N.M.).

Front row: (L-R) Laura Coyt Zavala, University of the Pacific (Calif.); Oralia Pacheco, Notre Dame de Namur University (Calif.). 


Carlos and his coach, Raysa Leer, prep for the big event

 

   

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