Prominent Hispanic Awards

To commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Camden County Freeholder Board’s Office of Hispanic Affairs present edthe 2018 Prominent Hispanic Awards during a dinner and ceremony. County will recognizde 12 individuals that have made a positive impact on their communities.

“We are honored to recognize these outstanding members of our Hispanic community that were nominated by their peers for their contributions and accomplishments,” said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez. “These are incredible individuals who have made a tremendous impact on their communities and on Camden County. They are truly role models for us all.”

National Hispanic Heritage Month has been celebrated in the United States since 1988 to celebrate the group’s heritage and culture.  The Freeholder Board created this award in 1995 to honor the contributions of the Hispanic community. Since then we have honored over 223 prominent Hispanics for their accomplishments and valuable participation in improving the quality of life for Hispanics and the overall community of Camden County.

2018 Prominent Hispanic Honorees

Ana Miriam Cruz Quiñones
Art

Jose R. Delgado, Jr.
Military Services

Detective Edgar Feliciano
Law Enforcement

Rev. Pedro Guzman
Clergy

Rosa N. Martinez
Education

Jesus Mendez
Sports/Humanitarian

Felisha O. Reyes-Morton
Community Activist/Education

Teresa Sicard Archambeault
Media

Nohemi G. Soria-Perez
Politics/Community Activist

Julio Torres
Sports

Officer Belinda Villegas-Ramos
Law Enforcement/Community Activist

Officer Romelia Villegas-Diaz
Law Enforcement/Community Activist