State Latino Youth Summit Brings 600 to Columbus

Columbus will host the State Hispanic Youth Summit for the first time this year.  Some 600 students from across the state will come to the Columbus for a day of learning and inspiration on October 30th.

The event is coordinated by the Nebraska Department of Education and Latino American Commission, with a focus on encouraging education and leadership among Nebraska high school students.

This year’s Summit will feature off-site tours of CCC-Columbus and Behlen Mfg. Co. Virtually all of Nebraska’s higher educational institutions will be present.

Presenting sponsors include the Latino-American Commission, Nebraska Public Power District, and Nebraska Community Foundation.