G.C. man elected state LULAC president
Antonio Hernandez of Garden City was recently named Deputy State Director of the Kansas League of United Latin American Citizens during the 84th annual LULAC state conference in Topeka.
Hernandez was raised in Leoti and attended Garden City Community College on an athletic scholarship. He has volunteered for Big Brothers Big Sisters, YWCA and Meals on Wheels. He is a member of the Garden City LULAC Council No. 11073. Hernandez is employed by O'Reilly Auto Parts as a store manager.
LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 900 LULAC councils nationwide.