Lopez and Veterans Memorial ECHS students received National Hispanic Awards at the UTRGV Edinburg campus on December 10, 2015.  Pictured, left to right, are Alessandro Olvera, Veterans Memorial; Daniel Diaz, Lopez; and Andrea Morales, Veterans Memorial.  The award honors Latino high school rising seniors who have excelled in the classroom and community.  A total of 12,000 students from across the U.S. applied for this award.