Hector Salamanca Arroyo, Drake University
Hector Salamanca Arroyo is a Junior at Drake University. Hector is an inspiring college student leader who demonstrates a personal investment in finding solutions for college access for immigrants and Latino youth. He has committed himself to service and advocacy to create social change. He serves as a speaker to Latino youth in the Des Moines Area about higher education and meets regularly with policy makers on immigration reform and the DREAM Act. For his hard work, involvement, and valuable contributions in the Des Moines community, Mr. Salamanca was awarded the Emerging Latino Leader Scholarship Award by the Iowa League of United Latin American Citizens. We are proud to have him represent our University. Hector Salamanca Arroyo models Drake’s mission of preparing students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship.