Monica Ponce de Leon - First Hispanic architect to receive the National Design Award in Architecture from the Smithsonian. She also has received over 12 Progressive Architecture Awards and the Design Award Medal from the Academy of Arts and Letters. First Hispanic dean at the University of Michigan
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Bruno Mars- An American singer-song writer who is currently one of the most famous singers around the world. He is most famous for the single Just The Way You Are which reached number 1 in the American Billboard Hot 100 and across the world. His second album, entitled Unorthodox Jukebox was released on the 1st October 2012 and is expected to be as successful, if not more successful, than his first.
^"American FactFinder Help; Hispanic or Latino origin". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "For Census 2000, American Community Survey: People who identify with the terms "Hispanic" or "Latino" are those who classify themselves in one of the specific Hispanic or Latino categories listed on the Census 2000 or ACS questionnaire - "Mexican," "Puerto Rican," or "Cuban" - as well as those who indicate that they are "other Spanish, Hispanic, or Latino." Origin can be viewed as the heritage, nationality group, lineage, or country of birth of the person or the person's parents or ancestors before their arrival in the United States. People who identify their origin as Spanish, Hispanic, or Latino may be of any race. 1990 Census of Population and Housing: A self-designated classification for people whose origins are from Spain, the Spanish-speaking countries of Central or South America, the Caribbean, or those identifying themselves generally as Spanish, Spanish-American, etc. Origin can be viewed as ancestry, nationality, or country of birth of the person or person's parents or ancestors prior to their arrival in the United States."