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