Thanks for visiting the official web site for the DNHS Alumni Association, known as the AlumKnights®. Our vision is to use alumni resources and experiences to help improve Del Norte High School for current and future students. We are actively looking for Del Norte graduates who can help us achieve that vision. To better understand us, please visit our About page and read the article “Helping Hands” by Hailey Heinz of the Albuquerque Journal who interviewed some of our founders. You can also view DNHS Alumni who have made the news in our Knights in the News section or sign up for our email list. For DNHS reunion information, visit the DNHS Alumni Web Site Reunion Page.
2023 AlumKnights® Scholarship Applications
The Del Norte High School AlumKnights® provide scholarships annually to graduating seniors from Del Norte High School with a history of service to their school and community. The 2023 scholarship application process is now closed. Applications will be evaluated in February to determine the rating/ranking of applicants based on selection criteria developed by the AlumKnights Student Support Committee. Students who submit the proper application material and are selected through a preliminary selection review will be invited to participate in a formal interview with members of the AlumKnights Student Support Committee in March. The final awardee(s) will be selected and notified no later than March 31, 2023. We wish to thank those who submitted applications this year! For more information, see our AlumKnights® Scholarship Information page.
2022 Dine-to-Donate at Sadie’s
The AlumKnights® 2022 Dine-to-Donate fundraiser was held at Sadie’s on Academy on November 1, 2022. A portion of the proceeds from diners who presented a fund raising flyer was donated to the AlumKnights. The flyer worked all day. The event raised $900 for Del Norte student and staff projects!
Ballet Folklórico Del Norte Receives Corazón de Cultura Award
Ballet Folklórico Del Norte and Señora Elaine Alarid were recognized with the 2022 Corazón de Cultura Award for Performing Arts by the New Mexico Hispanic Heritage Committee. The award was part of Hispanic Heritage Month activities and was presented at the National Hispanic Cultural Center during an awards ceremony on October 28, 2022. Read More.
AlumKnights® Award $25,000 in Scholarships
The Del Norte HS Alumni Association announces scholarship awards of $1,000 to five students in the class of 2022 and two incentive nursing scholarships in the amount of $10,000 (paid out over four years) – a total of $25,000. Since 2013, the AlumKnights have paid out $103,000 in scholarships to 71 students across our three scholarship programs. Scholarship funds come through individual contributions, restaurant fundraisers, the sale of engraved brick pavers and donations from class reunions. The Del Norte High School AlumKnights® provide scholarships annually to graduating seniors from Del Norte High School with a history of service to their school and community. For more information about the 2022 AlumKnights® scholarship recipients, see our 2022 AlumKnights Scholarship Awards page.
Del Norte Class of 2022 Senior Honor Assembly
AlumKnights Board Member Carlos Romero and President Lewis Bejcek presented certificates to the recipients of AlumKnights Scholarships at the Del Norte Class of 2022 Senior Honor Assembly on on May 9, 2022. Carlos gave an overview & background of the Drawbridge and Erickson Nursing scholarships. He also mentioned that funds are available for Trades at CNM. Carlos described Percy Larranaga and that the Ballet Folklorico Fundraiser helped provide scholarship funds. View Photos.
Support the AlumKnights®!
To help support our organization and to raise funds for our annual “Drawbridge to Success” scholarship, please consider a donation or participating in one of our fundraisers such as our Brick Garden Fundraiser. Leave your mark on the new DNHS and purchase a custom personalized brick to show your Knight pride. Bricks are available for purchase for either $60 (6″ x 9″) or $100 (11″ x 9″). All bricks purchased will be randomly placed throughout the new DNHS courtyard. Simply complete the brick fundraiser order form and mail it in with your payment or you can order online through PayPal and you don’t need a PayPal account!
See the Memorial Paver Ceremony for APD Officer Jerry Cline.
Plant World, Inc. Grants Free Access to Del Norte Alumni
Plant World, a subsidiary of Rowland Nursery Inc. and the Southwest’s largest wholesale nursery, is now offering all Del Norte High School alumni free access to shop where the pro’s shop. Just tell them that you are an alumni. Plant World is located on 18-acres in the North Valley where literally thousands of flowers, shrubs, and trees from common to exotic specimens are available. Their address is 250 El Pueblo Rd NE in Albuquerque, Southeast of the Railrunner Los Ranchos/Journal Center station.