Cameron County Commissioner Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

A Cameron County commissioner has won a national award for protecting the environment and saving the coast in Texas.

The American Wetland Foundation honored Commissioner Sophia Benavides of Precinct 1Image with its Lifetime Achievement Award

In a press release, they said Commissioner Benavides was given this honor due to her contributions that were integral in saving coastal Texas and its unique culture and landscape.

The award was presented tonight at the Pearl Hotel during a special ceremony as part of an annual conference put on by the American Wetland Foundation.

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