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Carolina Angela de la Garza Dewitt Legend Award

The Carolina Angela de la Garza Dewitt Legend Award is a prestigious honor that recognizes extraordinary individuals who have made profound and lasting contributions to the development and cultural richness of San Angelo, Texas. Nominations for this esteemed award are open to the public and should adhere to the following criteria:

 

1. **Significant Community Impact:** Nominees should have a demonstrated history of making substantial contributions to the betterment of the San Angelo community. Their efforts may include community service, leadership roles, or initiatives that have had a positive and lasting impact on the city.

 

2. **Cultural Enrichment:** Nominees should have actively promoted and preserved the cultural heritage of San Angelo, particularly the Hispanic culture. Their contributions may encompass efforts to celebrate, educate, or raise awareness about the city's diverse cultural heritage.

 

3. **Innovation and Leadership:** Nominees should be individuals who have displayed innovation and leadership in their respective fields or community endeavors. Their accomplishments should reflect a commitment to creating positive change and inspiring others.

 

4. **Sustained Dedication:** Nominees should have shown consistent and sustained dedication to the betterment of San Angelo over a significant period. This dedication may manifest through long-term involvement in community organizations, volunteerism, or leadership roles.

 

5. **Inspiration and Role Model:** Nominees should serve as an inspiration and role model for others in San Angelo. Their actions should inspire individuals to get involved in community service, cultural preservation, or other initiatives that contribute to the city's growth and vibrancy.

 

6. **Inclusivity:** Nominees should demonstrate an inclusive approach in their contributions, embracing diversity and fostering unity among the people of San Angelo. Their work should reflect a commitment to building a more inclusive and harmonious community.

 

7. **Positive Legacy:** Nominees should have left a positive and lasting legacy in San Angelo, one that continues to shape and enrich the city's identity for years to come.

It is through the recognition of individuals who meet these criteria that the Carolina Angela de la Garza Dewitt Legend Award continues to honor and celebrate those who have played an integral role in shaping the vibrant cultural tapestry of San Angelo, Texas.

Captain Albert Tijerina Jr. Trailblazer Award

The Captain Albert Tijerina Jr. Service Award is a prestigious recognition that honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and outstanding service to the San Angelo community. Nominations for this esteemed award are open to the public and should adhere to the following criteria:

 

1. **Exceptional Service to the Community:** Nominees should have a demonstrated history of providing exceptional service to the San Angelo community. This may include volunteer work, philanthropic efforts, or any activities that have significantly benefited the community.

 

2. **Leadership and Commitment:** Nominees should have displayed leadership qualities and unwavering commitment to improving the quality of life for residents in San Angelo. Their leadership may be evident in community projects, civic organizations, or initiatives that address critical community needs.

 

3. **Innovation and Creativity:** Nominees should have contributed to the community through innovative and creative solutions to challenges or opportunities. Their initiatives should reflect a proactive approach to problem-solving and a commitment to positive change.

 

4. **Inclusivity and Collaboration:** Nominees should demonstrate inclusivity in their service, embracing diversity, and fostering collaboration among different groups and individuals in the community. Their efforts should contribute to building a more inclusive and united San Angelo.

 

5. **Long-Term Impact:** Nominees should have made a significant and lasting impact on the community, with their service leaving a positive legacy that continues to benefit San Angelo and its residents for years to come.

 

6. **Inspiration and Mentorship:** Nominees should serve as an inspiration and mentor to others in San Angelo. Their actions should motivate individuals to become actively engaged in community service and follow in their footsteps.

 

7. **Community Involvement:** Nominees should have a history of active involvement in community organizations, projects, or initiatives that aim to address local needs and enhance the overall well-being of the San Angelo community.

Eva Camunez Tucker Service Award

The Eva Camunez Tucker Service Award is a distinguished accolade that celebrates individuals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment and volunteerism within the San Angelo Hispanic Heritage Museum and the broader Hispanic community. Nominees for this esteemed award should align with the following criteria:

 

1. **Dedication to the San Angelo Hispanic Heritage Museum:** Nominees should have shown unwavering dedication to the San Angelo Hispanic Heritage Museum (SAHHM). This includes active and consistent volunteerism, leadership roles, and contributions that enhance the museum's mission and programs.

 

2. **Promotion and Preservation of Hispanic Culture:** Nominees should have a track record of actively promoting and preserving Hispanic culture, both within the museum and in the broader San Angelo community. This may involve participation in cultural events, educational programs, or initiatives that highlight the richness of Hispanic heritage.

 

3. **Commitment to Community Education:** Nominees should be committed to educating the public about the Hispanic community's contributions to San Angelo's history and culture. Their efforts should reflect a dedication to fostering understanding and appreciation of Hispanic heritage.

 

4. **Leadership and Initiative:** Nominees should have displayed leadership qualities and taken the initiative to advance the goals and mission of the SAHHM. Their leadership may involve the development of new programs, outreach efforts, or innovative ways to engage the community.

 

5. **Collaboration and Inclusivity:** Nominees should demonstrate a collaborative spirit, working effectively with others within the museum and the broader community. They should actively promote inclusivity, diversity, and engagement among all community members.

 

6. **Long-Term Impact:** Nominees should have made a significant and lasting impact on the SAHHM and the broader Hispanic community, with their service leaving a positive legacy that continues to benefit San Angelo and its residents.

 

7. **Inspiration and Mentorship:** Nominees should serve as an inspiration and mentor to others, motivating individuals to become actively involved in the SAHHM and contribute to the preservation and celebration of Hispanic culture.

ptional dedication and outstanding service to the San Angelo community. Nominations for this esteemed award are open to the public and should adhere to the following criteria:

 

1. **Exceptional Service to the Community:** Nominees should have a demonstrated history of providing exceptional service to the San Angelo community. This may include volunteer work, philanthropic efforts, or any activities that have significantly benefited the community.

 

2. **Leadership and Commitment:** Nominees should have displayed leadership qualities and unwavering commitment to improving the quality of life for residents in San Angelo. Their leadership may be evident in community projects, civic organizations, or initiatives that address critical community needs.

 

3. **Innovation and Creativity:** Nominees should have contributed to the community through innovative and creative solutions to challenges or opportunities. Their initiatives should reflect a proactive approach to problem-solving and a commitment to positive change.

 

4. **Inclusivity and Collaboration:** Nominees should demonstrate inclusivity in their service, embracing diversity, and fostering collaboration among different groups and individuals in the community. Their efforts should contribute to building a more inclusive and united San Angelo.

 

5. **Long-Term Impact:** Nominees should have made a significant and lasting impact on the community, with their service leaving a positive legacy that continues to benefit San Angelo and its residents for years to come.

 

6. **Inspiration and Mentorship:** Nominees should serve as an inspiration and mentor to others in San Angelo. Their actions should motivate individuals to become actively engaged in community service and follow in their footsteps.

 

7. **Community Involvement:** Nominees should have a history of active involvement in community organizations, projects, or initiatives that aim to address local needs and enhance the overall well-being of the San Angelo community.

Nominators are encouraged to provide detailed information about the nominee's qualifications, including specific examples of their contributions and impact on the community.

A selection committee, comprising representatives from the San Angelo Hispanic Heritage Museum, will review the nominations and select the honoree(s) based on the criteria outlined above.

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