Chapter 432’s Covarrubias Honored
Among the five honorees at the recent 9th Annual Arizona Higher Education Awards was James L. “Jim” Covarrubias, a VVA life member and vice president of Chapter 432 in Phoenix. Held by the Pete C. Garcia VICTORIA Foundation on Sept. 5, 2018, the awards recognize contributions to higher education institutions that champion recruitment and degree completion among Latino students. An artist, educator, film producer and writer, Covarrubias received the Honored Award for Outstanding Literary/Arts in Higher Education sponsored by Professor Alberto “Tito” Rios. Covarrubias is a tireless advocate on veterans’ issues and gives back to his community continuously.