The Latin American Community Center (LACC) Hispanic Student Recognition Program (HSRP) took place Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Cab Calloway High School, Wilmington, Delaware.
The HSRP is a statewide award and recognition program organized by the LACC to honor Delaware’s Hispanic students. Mistress of Ceremonies was Laura Adarve, manager of Prevention and Advocacy at the LACC. Keynote Speaker was Wilson Mercado, a fifth-grade teacher at Marbrook Elementary School in Wilmington.
Students who received awards include:
- Outstanding High School Students of the Year: Joshua Taylor, Cab Calloway School of the Arts and Luis Garcia Osorio, Sussex Central High School;
- Academics Award: Alejandra Villamares, Howard High School of Technology;
- STEM Award: Joshua Taylor, Cab Calloway School of the Arts;
- Arts Award: Felipe Rocha, Cab Calloway School of the Arts;
- Athletics Award: Isaiah Gatling, St. Georges Technical High School; and,
- Community Service Award: Luis Garcia Osorio, Sussex Central High School.
Established in 1969, LACC is the largest multi-service agency for Latinos in the State of Delaware. Each year, LACC’s 100+ bilingual and bicultural employees provide services that touch the lives of more than 25,000 individuals in Delaware, including the City of Wilmington and New Castle County.
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