The 27th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards 
premiered Sept. 29, 2014

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Meet the winners and performers of the 27th Hispanic Heritage Awards.

About the Show

Filmed at the historic Warner Theater in Washington, D.C., the program honors recipients of the annual Hispanic Heritage Awards. Honorees include celebrities, physicians, scientists, educators, innovators, public officials and community and business leaders selected by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation.

The awards, established by the White House in 1987 to commemorate the creation of Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S., are considered among the highest honors for Latinos by Latinos and recognize notable Latinos who have had a positive impact on America and the world in various fields.

Read more about the honorees below.

2014 Honorees

2014 Honorees

Education The Hayden High School Robotics Team, presented by Target

Sports | Bernie Williams, presented by Amtrak

Leadership Henry R. Munoz III

Vision Zoe Saldaña, presented by Hershey’s

STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, presented by ExxonMobil

Master of Arts | Pepe Aguilar, presented by Southwest Airlines

Legend Carlos Vives, presented by AARP

Special Recognition | 65th Infantry Regiment of the US Army “The Borinqueneers”


To find out more about the Hispanic Heritage Awards and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, please visit the Hispanic Heritage Foundation website.

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