Thursday, August 21, 2008


The National Conference of Puerto Rican Women, NYC Chapter, is honoring key community leaders tonight at its 35th anniversary gala dinner dance and college awards presentation at Marina Del Rey in the Bronx.

This year's honorees are:

Woman of the Year: Dr. Aida Rosa, Retired Principal
Man of the Year: Richard Arroyo Izquierdo, Founder/President So. Bronx Charter School for Intl. Cultures and Arts Lifetime Achievement: journalist Denisse Oller
Educational Achievement: Luis E. Torres, Principal, PS 55X
Woman In Entertainment: Choco Orta
Community Service: Luis W. Osorio

Women In Education:
Amy Andino, Founder and Principal of Academy of Public Relations
Roxanne Cardona, Principal P.S. 48, Bronx
Jacqueline Gonzalez, Exec. Officer for Instruction , ICILSO
Linda Amill Irizarry, Superintendent Dist. 8, Bronx
Carmen Jimenez, Retired Principal
Mary M. Padilla, Principal P. S. 5, Bronx
Yolanda Torres, Superintendent Dist. 7, Bronx
Yvonne Torres, Retired Superintendent Region 1

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