Saribel Rodriguez competes for spot as queen of Hispanic Day Parade

A young Bronx woman is hoping to represent all Latinos in next month's parade for Hispanic Heritage Month. Saribel Rodriguez first spoke with News 12

The 21-year-old also plans to try out for the Miss New York competition in January.

The 21-year-old also plans to try out for the Miss New York competition in January. (9/26/13)

THE BRONX - A young Bronx woman is hoping to represent all Latinos in next month's parade for Hispanic Heritage Month.

Saribel Rodriguez first spoke with News 12 over the summer after undergoing a series of operations to repair a cleft lip and palate, and then going on to compete in beauty pageants.

The 21-year-old is now vying to be queen of the annual Hispanic Day Parade, representing Puerto Rico.

Rodriguez also plans to try out for the Miss New York competition in January.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Bronx Sportscast, Jan. 17
News 12 The Bronx hit the streets to 2 Word on the Street: People who take selfies
Tuesday is national Ditch New Year's Resolutions Day, 3 Word on the Street: Resolutions
Experts offer advice on reducing healthcare costs at 4 Tips to reduce health care costs
Dozens of congressional leaders say they plan to 5 US representatives from NYC to boycott Trump inauguration

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 until Oct. 15.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE