LNESC Houston

LNESC Houston is rooted in the Latino east end community with over 48 years of experience in the college admissions process. Our services also extend to the greater Houston area and its surrounding communities to assist students with any questions they may have about attending post - secondary programs.
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Developing Lifelong Learners

With grants from the US Department of Education, LNESC Houston operates the federal TRIO Talent Search Program at Milby and Chavez High Schools, Deady and Navarro Middle Schools and Upward Bound Math and Science at Raul Yzaguirre School. With corporate support, LNESC also offers after school STEM programs, scholarships, FAFSA assistance, college admissions assistance, free Prep SAT/ACT classes, college tours and cultural enrichment opportunities.

Main Office

6200 Gulf Freeway, Suite 106
Houston, Texas 77023
(713) 236-0620

Inspiring Academic Excellence and Empowering Latino Youth


Talent Search

Provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and pursue higher education.

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Upward Bound Math and Science

Designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students and encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees and ultimately careers in the math and science profession.

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Shell Science Corps

An after-school program designed to encourage middle school students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This is achieved by exposing them to real-world STEM applications and problems. ​

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Rose Ann Blanco, Director

Rose Ann Blanco

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Debra Barrera Carrizal

Debra Carrizal
Program Coordinator

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Margarita Murillo, Talent Search Advisor

Margie Murillo
Talent Search Advisor

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Janet Guajardo

Janet Guajardo
Upward Bound Math and Science Advisor

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Michael Gallegos

Michael Gallegos
Administrative Assistant

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