She graduated from Midland High School in 2012. She won a Bronze Medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan last year. She is indeed an Olympian hero from here in the Permian Basin and she's returning this month to speak at the  Black Cultural Council of Odessa's Scholarship Banquet.

She told the Odessa American....

"I was back in Midland in October. It was a good experience with the homecoming and the warm welcome from my city. This will be pretty much the same and I'm looking forward to it. It's a little change in my schedule to go back to my roots and inspire the next generation."

 

THE BANQUET WILL BE RECOGNIZING STUDENTS!

The banquet will be recognizing students and according to this article will be receiving scholarships.

WHEN IS AN EVENING WITH THE STARS: BLACK CULTURAL COUNCIL OF ODESSA'S SCHOLARSHIP BANQUET

Saturday Feb 19TH at 7:30pm

LOCATION OF EVENT

Odessa Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

Location: 305 E 5th St, Odessa, TX 79761

DEADLINE TO GET TICKETS IS FEBRUARY 10TH

The ticket prices are $50.

It is a black tie event and no tickets will be sold at the door.

For more information, call  432-212-6700

Bronze medalist Natalie Hinds has indeed be an inspiration to many and continues to inspire.

Black Cultural Council of Odessa
Black Cultural Council of Odessa
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