The Llano Grande Center and Associate Director Delia Perez were featured in a nationally aired segment on NBC’s “Today” Show this morning.
The newsstory is part of several pieces produced by NBC News for a series entitled “A Woman’s Nation” which focuses on the changing role of women in the workplace and at home.
Thursday’s segment on the Llano Grande Center – reported on by “Today” Show correspondent Jenna Bush-Hager – focused on Perez’s story as a young woman who helped to create a movement here in Edcouch-Elsa that sends more and more students to high school, including Ivy League universities.
The story shows how Delia, salutatorian of Edcouch-Elsa High School class of 1993, went to Yale University and returned home after graduating from college to inspire other young women to do the same.
The story can currently be seen on NBC’s website HERE or by visiting: