(KMOV) -- Hispanic leaders are honoring those who promote hispanic rights and concerns.
During a ceremony Friday evening, Gullermo Rodriguez was presented with the 2010 Hope Award. Rodriguez is a student at Webster University.
Amoung the evenings presentations, The St. Louis Post Office presented a stamp recognizing Hispanic contributions. The stamp features Julia De Burgos who is a Puerto Rico native who died at the age of 39. Burgos left behind a wealth of her poetry.
Friday's event concluded National Hispanic Heritage Month.