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For release: 10/03/03
Release #: 03-175

Hispanic youth conference starts tonight in Huntsville

Nearly 200 Hispanic high school students from across Alabama are arriving in Huntsville today to participate in the "Mi Futuro" ("My Future") Latin American Youth Conference, which runs through Saturday. The conference, which begins tonight with a banquet for participants and their chaperones, is co-sponsored by the Marshall Center, the Alabama Latin American Association and Stillman College.


What: Nearly 200 Hispanic high school students from across Alabama are arriving in Huntsville today to participate in the "Mi Futuro" ("My Future") Latin American Youth Conference, which runs through Saturday. The conference, which begins tonight with a banquet for participants and their chaperones, is co-sponsored by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville and the Alabama Latin American Association and Stillman College, both of Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Who: Rex Geveden, Marshall Center deputy director, will welcome the students to the banquet, followed by a keynote speech from former astronaut Dr. Jan Davis, director of the Center's Safety and Mission Assurance organization

When: Friday, Oct. 3, 6 p.m. CDT

Where: Marriott Hotel, Huntsville, Grand Ballroom

To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact the Marshall Media Relations Department at (256) 544-0034.

For supporting materials for this news release — such as photographs, fact sheets, video and audio files and more — please visit the NASA Marshall Center Newsroom Web site at http://www.msfc.nasa.gov/news

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