ROCHESTER — Four community leaders were honored during Latinas Unidas’ 17th-annual Reconocimiento Awards luncheon held last week.
The four woman that were scheduled to be honored Nov. 11 were:
Diana Irizzary, magistrate with Monroe County Family Court, for volunteer achievement for her work as chairwoman of the Lawyers for Learning committee that helps students at School No. 29. Irizzary also formerly oversaw the Hispanic Outreach Program at the Legal Aid Society.
Sara Pabon Jordan, a bilingual nurse at Unity Hospital, for career achievement for overcoming obstacles as a teenage mother to eventually become a registered nurse.
Marisol O. Ramos-Lopez, a neighborhood service center administrator in the city’s department of neighborhood and business development, for leadership achievement. She is a board member for Center for Youth and Ibero-American Action League and previously worked as Mayor William Johnson’s chief of staff.
Nicolette Kane, an Our Lady of Mercy High School senior, for youth Latina leadership as a high-achieving student, athlete and volunteer who coordinates an annual carnival in her back yard to entertain neighborhood children.