El Rito Normal School Memorial Groundbreaking
The Northern New Mexico Normal School Alumni Association invites you to the Groundbreaking Ceremony for
El Portal del Águila Memorial Wall
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Northern New Mexico College
El Rito Campus
The groundbreaking ceremony is open to the public and will coincide with Northern's Board of Regents meeting. The Memorial Wall will honor and celebrate the lives and accomplishments of the graduates and the rich history of the El Rito Normal School.
It will be located at the southwest corner of the campus and will be visible from the main road. The area also features a memorial orchard where family members can plant fruit trees in honor of alumni who have passed
Established in 1976, the NMNSAA is a 501 (c)(3) corporation with a mission to advance the cause of education by providing scholarships for New Mexico high school students, to preserve the property on the campus of the former Northern New Mexico Normal School and to conduct other functions that serve the common benefit and general welfare of the association's membership.