FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/14/2015
State Representative Mary E. Gonzalez named a 2015 EPCC Hispanic Heritage Mentor
EL PASO, TX - Today, October 14, 2015, State Representative Mary E. González will receive the El Paso Community College Hispanic Heritage Mentor Award.
From September 16th to October 14th, El Paso Community College celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing the history and contributions of Latinas/os. Along with recognizing mentors through this award, EPCC also hosts numerous events to highlight Latinas/os contributions to education, government, and culture. This year, EPCC will also be granting two scholarships at the awards dinner. The dinner will be held tonight at the EPCC Administrative Service Center, Building A, in the Auditorium at 6:00 PM.
"I'm honored to receive this award and thankful to EPCC for their commitment to recognizing the contributions of Latinas/os in our community," Rep. González said. "I am grateful that my roles as a legislator and an educator have allowed me to mentor and encourage young leaders and hope to continue to have the opportunity to do so in the future."
González was elected as State Representative for House District 75 in 2012, and has received numerous awards for her leadership in education , passion for social justice, and commitment to infrastructure development in her district.
For more information, please contact Audra Tellez, Constituents Coordinator at (915)790-2299