Senior Named NBC Latino Innovator

Samantha Marquez (Chesterfield '14) was named one of the 2013 NBC Latino 20 Innovators. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, NBC will present its second annual list of NBCLatino Innovators. In partnership with NBC News and, NBCLatino will profile 20 Hispanic innovators from around the world who have pioneered change in society, science, technology, medicine and the arts. Their inspirational stories will be told through articles, photos and video on through Sunday, Oct. 13.

Marquez is included in this prestigious list along with Pope Francis and actress Eva Longoria, among others.The NBCLatino Innovators series will appear on TODAY and NBC Nightly News. The stories will be rolled out individually throughout the series and the Innovators will be prominently profiled across NBCLatino’s social media platforms.