RSVP by April 11, 2017~ Leo C. Benavides Awards Dinner ~ An Evening with WFAA’s Sonia Azad

Challenge of Tarrant County is very

pleased to invite you to attend a dinner

honoring student recipients of the

Leo C. Benavides Award.


Tuesday, April 18th, 7:00 p.m.

Fort Worth Club

306 West Seventh Street

Fort Worth, Texas

Keynote Speaker ~ WFAA’s Sonia Azad

Sonia Azad is an Emmy® Award winning journalist who has spent her professional career living out of suitcases from all over the world. Some of Sonia’s most memorable global assignments include reporting on Iranians and Afghans seeking asylum in Paris and the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster for Star Television out of New Delhi, India. Sonia has also reported for TV stations in Houston, San Diego, Chicago, Waco, and College Station, sometimes shooting and editing her own stories.


Sonia graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Additionally, Sonia received a Master of Legal Studies from Northwestern University’s prestigious law school.


Aside from work and globetrotting, Sonia dedicates much of her time to her community. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Halo House Foundation, the Houston Advisory Council for the Tahirih Justice Center, multiple committees for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and the Asian Leadership Council for the Houston Symphony.

Please join us for a wonderful evening as we honor and celebrate these students who have made such a lasting difference in our community.


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We are pleased to provide dinner for each Student Award Recipient, two family members, and their nominator from their school.


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