Annual Noche de Gala Event Cancelled

Tulsa–In April 2020, the Hispanic American Foundation of Tulsa announced its award of $45,000 to 15 Tulsa area high school seniors. Each student will receive a tuition-support award of $3,000.  

Scholarship recipients were selected from juried review of essay applications and demonstration of financial need, academic rigor and community involvement. 

This year’s academic scholarship winners are: 


Lou & Connie Miller Scholarship 

Eli Haram Lerma-Ortiz, Nathan Hale

Annette Flores, Owasso

Hector Alejandro Ramirez Zeigler, Union 


QuikTrip Scholarship 

Andrea Rodriguez, Daniel Webster

Dulcemaria Quezada, Booker T. Washington

Anahi Candelaria Serna, Will Rogers 


HAF Scholarship 

Jessica Guadalupe Rodriguez, Booker T. Washington

Jose Antonio Saldivar, Booker T. Washington

Abigail Jaramillo, East Central

Ashlyn Isabel Winters, Jenks

Brooke Beirute, Jenks

Jennifer Fierro, Union

Alesandra Rose Garcia, Daniel Webster 


HAF Sylvia Morgan Memorial Scholarship 

Anna Hartshorne, Booker T. Washington 


HAF Denny Saunders Memorial Scholarship 

Ruben Paredes, Booker T. Washington 


The Hispanic American Foundation of Tulsa celebrates 30 years serving Tulsa. As a 501(c)(3) organization, the Foundation is dedicated to the preservation, appreciation and promotion of Hispanic culture through scholarships, grants and the presentation of cultural programs. 

The Foundation holds an annual event, the Noche de Gala, each fall with net funds underwriting college scholarships and Tulsa area events which celebrate Hispanic culture. Covid concerns have suspended this year’s Gala event. 

To donate directly to the Foundation’s educational efforts, click here.