On Sept. 5, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Juan Pablo Montoya was honored with a Histpanic Heritage Award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The awards program was to celebrate Hispanic cultural pride, contributions and accomplishments. The awards honor top Latino leaders in various categories for their impact on America and the world.
Montoya received a sports award. Other award recipients on Thursday included actress Eva Longoria (recipient of a Community Service award), musical group Los Tigres Del Norte (a Legend award), Chef Jose Andres (a Design award), Superindentant Alberto Carvalho (an Education award), Voto Latino President Maria Teresa Kuma (a Leadership award), actress and singer Lucero (a Vision award), actor/director/producer Diego Luna (an Inspira award) and the nonprofit National Math and Science Initiative (the STEM award presented for science, technology, engineering and math).
Highlights from the awards ceremony will be shown on MundoFOX at 6 p.m. ET on Sept. 15.
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