Zoe Saldana To Receive White House Hispanic Heritage Award!

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) made a big  announcement today—the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Awards Honorees, who will receive their prestigious recognition on September 18 at the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC, announced that Guardians of The Galaxy star Zoe Saldana is among the honorees.

“The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is proud to honor yet another inspiring group of Latino leaders with our prestigious Hispanic Heritage Award,” said Jose Antonio Tijerino, president and CEO of HHF.”

Ver más: 10 Questions Americans Have About Hispanic Heritage Month (And Hispanics in General)

He also pointed out that Latinos are playing an increasingly vital role in the United States.

“Beyond celebrating our past success, we are focused on the future,” Tijernio said.

The Hispanic Heritage Awards were established in 1987 by the White House to commemorate the establishment of Hispanic Heritage month. Past honorees include Ricky Martin, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Placido Domingo, Isabel Allende, Juan Luis Guerra, Oscar de la Hoya, Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera, Eva Longoria and Rita Moreno.

For the first time, PBS will broadcast the awards ceremony as a one-hour special on Sept. 19.

Here’s the full list of the 2014 Honorees:  

Vision – Zoe Saldaña, presented by Hershey’s

Master of Arts – Pepe Aguilar, presented by Southwest Airlines

Legend – Carlos Vives, presented by AARP

STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) – Rep. Ruben Hinojosa presented byExxonMobil

Education – the Hayden High School Robotics Team presented by Target

Sports – Bernie Williams presented Amtrak

Leadership – Henry R. Munoz III

Special Recognition – 65th Infantry Regiment of the US Army “The Borinqueneers”

[Latin Times]

Escrito por
Más de vanessa

6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Drink Milk

Milk actually doesn't do the body good.
Leer más