From students to educators to veterans, Gloucester Township has many residents of Hispanic heritage accomplishing great things. Their achievements were center stage Sept. 24 when Gloucester Township celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month at the the council meeting.
Three performances—a guitar duet from Leo Lopez and Carlos Aquino, a dance by Colleen Sanchez and Alvin Parache and a song by Natalya Munoz—were interspersed throughout plaque presentations for Hispanic Gloucester Township residents.
The 2012 honorees are:
Paola Alacqua, Timber Creek educator
Julia Caban, Highland High student
Michelle Impaco, Highland High student
Juliet Muldoon, Timber Creek student
Lexus Myers, Highland High student
Edward Perez, business owner and community advocate
Patricia Roa, Gloucester Township employee
Heather Torres, Timber Creek student
Josie Washington, Gloucester Township Planning Board and Human Rights Commission
Nathalie Zapata, Charles W. Lewis student