The John A. Dinneen, S.J.
Hispanic Alumni Community Service Award
Ms. Ilyitch Nahiely Tábora was born in the United States to Honduran and Mexican parents. She is an alumna of Boston Latin School (class of 1999) and was an intern in the Education Department of Mayor Thomas M. Menino's Office through the John William Ward Fellowship program before entering college. Ms. Tábora studied Sociology and minored in Latin American Studies at Boston College... More »
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About the Award...
The late Reverend John A. Dinneen, S.J. was a charter member of
the Archbishop Oscar Romero Scholarship Committee of Boston College
and was responsible for the acquisition of the initial money from
the Society of Jesus to inaugurate the scholarship. Father Dinneen
was a mentor, an active benefactor, a committed worker and a valuable
friend to the Archbishop Oscar Romero Scholarship Committee and
to the AHANA community.
In honor of the late Father Dinneen, the Committee created the
John A. Dinneen, S.J. Hispanic Alumni
Community Service Award.
This prestigious award recognizes
- an alumna/us of Latin American descent,
- from a Boston College undergraduate or graduate program,
- whose graduation/commencement date is from at least five years
- whose work and service (both at Boston College and beyond)
best reflect Archbishop Romero's ideals and Father Dinneen's
commitment, leadership and service to the Latino community.
Maria Luisa Wilson-Portuondo
Dr. Olga Lattarulo
Luisa (Julie) Muniz