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Orange County to Celebrate Latino Teens at Hispanic Youth Leadership Awards Tuesday, October 3

Eight young adults will be honored for Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America

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Orange County Government and the Hispanic Heritage Network of Orange County will honor outstanding Hispanic youth leaders at the 2023 Hispanic Youth Leadership Awards (HYLA). The HYLA awards recognize and celebrate the exceptional achievements of Hispanic youth in Orange County who have demonstrated excellence in academics, athletics, community service, and leadership.

This is a private reception for students and families. Orange TV will carry the ceremony live. Community members and the public are encouraged to watch the live stream at or


  • Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings
  • Orange County Commissioners
  • Local Elected Officials
  • Hispanic youth leaders from across Orange County, their families, and community members.


October 3, 2023
6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Rollins College, Rice Family Pavilion
1000 Holt Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789

The award ceremony is made possible by the generous contribution of Duke Energy, the presenting sponsor of the 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month festivities, and host sponsor Rollins College.


Media interested in attending the ceremony should email to RSVP by Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 12 p.m.

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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