VIVA TAMPA BAY FIRST RESPONDERS, MILITARY & COMMUNITY AWARD PRESENTATIONS

October 3, 2019

We congratulate the 2019 ViVa Tampa Bay award winners. Honorees are selected by their respective peers for his or her outstanding contributions toward enhancing the quality of life and advancement of the Tampa community. The diversity of Florida’s people and cultures truly makes Tampa one of the most vibrant communities’ in the country. We go the extra mile by proudly recognizing our men and women in uniform every single year.

 

GOLD STAR MOTHER AWARD

IGNACIA SEIJA

HUMANITARIAN AND AMIGA AWARD

Mayor Jane Castor

HUMANITARIAN COMMUNITY AWARD 

MARISOL DIEGUEZ

HUMANITARIAN & AMIGO AWARD

Bill Miller CEO OF BREEDLOVE FOODS

TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER OF THE YEAR

MASTER POLICE OFFICER JEFF SANCHEZ

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPUTY OF THE YEAR

CORPORAL MANUEL GONZALEZ

PASCO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY OF THE YEAR

BRIAN HERNANDEZ

TAMPA FIRE RESCUE, FIRE INVESTIGATOR-

FRANK ROSETE

DISTINGUISHED VETERAN COMMUNITY AWARD OF THE YEAR

MR. NATHAN CRUZ DISTINGUISHED

SOLDIER OF THE YEAR

TSGT LUIS CASAS

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER OF THE YEAR

ANA ELIZABETH SANCHEZ

COMMUNITY HUMANITARIAN AWARD

LUIS JUARBE