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Laredoans Honored on Their Achievements

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The City of Laredo continues to dedicate these special occasions before or during council meetings to reiterate the appreciation for the enthusiasm of these citizens and to continue enhancing their own motivation to reach their goals. Courtesy Image
The City of Laredo continues to dedicate these special occasions before or during council meetings to reiterate the appreciation for the enthusiasm of these citizens and to continue enhancing their own motivation to reach their goals. Courtesy Image

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LAREDO, Texas – The Laredo City Council honored several distinguished Laredoans on Monday, June 6, for their achievements in the community or fields of work. The City of Laredo continues to dedicate these special occasions before or during council meetings to reiterate the appreciation for the enthusiasm of these citizens and to continue enhancing their own motivation to reach their goals. This week’s group of recipients includes youth and adult Laredoans that have successfully made an impact in the local community by following their hearts and keeping their objectives clear. Monday’s recipients were the following:

Andrea Lozano

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  • A student of the 5th grade at Matias de Llano Elementary, Andrea Lozano was recognized for receiving a spot at the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship 2022, which is it world’s largest junior tournament. Andrea has been playing since she was 8 years old and has been representing Laredo for three years playing on the U.S. Kids Golf Tour. Andrea qualified for the next step while competing in a San Antonio tournament. Recently, this young athlete was invited to participate in the U.S. Kids Gold World Championship 2022, which will take place in North Carolina, along with 54 other nations, starting on August 1, 2022.

Laredo Juniors Volleyball 13’s Navy team

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  • The Laredo Juniors Volleyball 13’s Navy team has double qualified and earned a spot at the 2022 USAV Girls Junior National Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana, and for this achievement, the Laredo City Council recognized the team and their proud coaching staff. The upcoming event will take place from June 22nd through the 24th. Their double qualification is the first of its kind in Laredo, making it a special accomplishment. Students in the 7th grade from United Middle School, Elias Herrera Middle School, Mary Help of Christians School, and United Day School, make up this incredible team; they will be 1 of 24 teams competing in their division. 

Dr. Ricardo Cigarroa, MD

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  • Dr. Ricardo Cigarroa, MD, was recognized and awarded the Key to the City for his exemplary work and selfless dedication to keeping the community informed and safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Cigarroa has been guiding the community along with the Facebook page Laredo Contra COVID, making an enormous effort to maintain Laredoans safe and healthy, avoiding the Coronavirus crisis. As an admired person and extremely respected physician, Dr. Cigarroa did not hesitate to address the community and other organizations in regards to the seriousness of the pandemic affecting our residents. For these and many other virtues, Mayor Saenz and members of the City Council presented the Key to the City to Dr. Cigarroa as the ultimate expression a city can provide to anyone that has excelled in their capacity of endeavor and expertise.

Jaime Donjuan

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  • The Laredo City Council recognized Jaime Donjuan, a former Tennis Coach at Laredo College, for being inducted into the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place in Tyler, Texas, on May 15. Mr. Donjuan accomplished 7 National Championships, solidifying his spot as one of the top coaches in the NJCAA Competition. Additionally, he was named Coach of the Year on more than 3 occasions by the NJCAA. Many of his Laredo College tennis players were named “All Americans”, under his coaching.  

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