Mayor Daniel Guerrero, the San Pedro Town Council, and Staff would like to congratulate Jeshua Muñoz on being awarded the Youth Minister's Award for Leadership and Advocacy.

We are proud of the inspiring individual that you are and our hope is for you to continue your great efforts in guiding our youth and continue excelling in your advocacy in mental health and its awareness. Thank you for all that you do for our community and for being an outstanding volunteer.

Jeshua Muñoz is the son of Mr. Ruben and Mrs. Elvia Muñoz of Hidden Treasure Restaurant. He is also a proud member of Sagebrush Church.

Nayobie Rivero won this same award in 2019.

Click Here to see the 2020 Youth Awards ceremony.

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Islander Jeshua Muñoz wins Young Minister’s Award at the 2020 Belize Youth Awards

[Linked Image]After mentioning the nominees, Fraser announced San Pedro’s very own, Jeshua Muñoz as the winner of such award. Muñoz is described as a motivated youth leader on the island, guiding teenagers through their most difficult times. He started his leadership with seven students and he now has over 50 teens in weekly sessions ranging from volunteering and learning about Jesus Christ. Muñoz is a proud and active member of Sagebrush Church and follows the guidance of Timothy 4:1 that says ‘Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young.’

Muñoz is also a young mental health advocate, strongly incorporating the need to bring awareness to depression and anxiety among the Belizean youth. He shared that his goal is not to have success but to live a life with significance and with a purpose to be an inspiration to the youth of San Pedro and the rest of the country. His family and friends are more than proud of his achievement and wish him all the best in his future working with the youth. They stated that Muñoz will always have their support in activities assisting young people.

Click here to read the rest of the article by in the San Pedro Sun

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