2018 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards

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Photography by Vicky Pink - Mayor Sylvester Turner honored six Houstonians at the 2018 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards. Each honoree was selected based on his or her outstanding contributions toward enhancing the quality of life and advancement of Houston’s Hispanic community. Mayor Turner presented each recipient with a proclamation as he spoke about the passion for the community each one has. The 2018 honorees were Mario Enrique “Gonzo” Figueroa Jr. (art), Estella Mireles Walters (community activist), Rebecca Trevino (education), Homero Benavides (youth activist), and Graciela Saenz (Lifetime Achievement). Congratulations to all the honorees!