The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation awarded 3 recipients at the Annual Legacy Celebration Luncheon which was held on January 20, 2023. We are proud of the contributions of these distinguished individuals who have given back to the community in the area of education. Please help congratulate these great individuals.
The recipients are:
Dr. Abel Antonio Chavez, PRESIDENT'S AWARD- President of Our Lady of the Lake University.
Dr. Kelly Miller, LEGACY AWARD, President of Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi.
Lt. Col. US Army (Retired) Pat Simon, COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD, KRIS TV 6 News Anchor.
The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation appreciates and recognizes their wonderful accomplishments.
On January 20th, 2023, hundreds of people from across the state of Texas came together to celebrate the birthday of Civil Rights Hero, Dr. Hector P. Garcia. This annual luncheon also helps keep Dr. Hector’s legacy alive and supports the organization named in his honor, The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation. Here are some images that help capture this wonderful event.
Friends and supporters of the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation came
together on January 19, 2023 at the Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi to
honor the trailblazing civil rights leader. They were also treated to a scene
of a play based on the remarkable life of Dr. Hector put on by the Department
of Theater and Dance at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. It was also an opportunity
to meet Dr. Abel Chavez, President of Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio.
Dr. Chavez was the keynote speaker at the Annual Legacy Luncheon that celebrates
Dr. Hector P. Garcia’s birthday and accomplishments.