By Michael Addison - email
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Hector San Miguel Memorial Fund is now seeking nominations for the first annual award to be bestowed in the former American Press reporter's honor.
Hector certainly left his mark on southwest Louisiana through an award-winning journalism career, and his memory will be honored by recognizing others for their excellence in the industry.
Award nominees must meet certain criteria.
- Outstanding achievement in journalism and/or relentless pursuit of the truth.
- Must live in the five-parish region or their work shall have made a substantial positive impact on Southwest Louisiana.
- Must be nominated in writing no later than October 15.
The first annual Hector San Miguel Memorial Fund award recipient will be honored at a luncheon on December 2, Hector's birthday, at L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort. The honoree will receive a commemorative plaque and a cash stipend.