The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) recently recognized ten individuals at their 24th Annual LULAC Educational Awards and Scholarship Banquet in Tucson. Among the honorees for this year’s LULAC Presidential Citation Award were: Dr. Pepe Barron of Luz Social Services; J. Felipe Garcia of Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau; and Dr. Genie Favela of Sunnyside Unified School District. The Sheriff of Santa Cruz County, Hon. Tony Estrada, was also presented with the Soldado de Cuero Lifetime Achievement Award for more than ten years of leadership and service to the community. Proceeds from the banquet benefited the LULAC Council 1057’s efforts to send students to the LULAC Washington National Youth Leadership Seminar and provide scholarships via LULAC’s National Scholarship Foundation.