To mark Hispanic Heritage Month, member of the Hispanic Professional Association of Tyler (HPAT) participated in various events around the Tyler area recently.
The mission of HPAT is to promote the participation, collaboration, and education of the Hispanic community in Tyler by bringing together like-minded professionals for networking, cultural, volunteer, and leadership opportunities that will inspire progress for generations to come.
HPAT members Yaziri Orrostieta, Aaron Martinez, Silvia Luckenbach, Dr. Moises Sidransky, Nick Pesina, and Marc Loredo, along with former City Councilman Gus Ramirez, participated in the celebration hosted by Three Lakes Middles School, Tyler. Each speaker addressed the entire student body on the importance of education and keys to success.
HPAT also featured speakers at different Hispanic Heritage Month events around Tyler. Nick Pesina, attorney with the firm Roberts & Roberts, was the inaugural speaker at the Distinguished Lecture Series hosted by Tyler Junior College. Laura Cano, executive director of human resources, Tyler Independent School District, spoke to students at John Tyler High School and Dogan Middle School.
HPAT partnered up with La Vida TV to highlight Hispanic leaders during Hispanic Heritage Month.