Michael Bloomberg, Leonardo DiCaprio and Fred Malek among the twelve outstanding individuals that were honored at the 2011 Horatio Alger Awards.
By Sheila Mulhern
The 2011 Horatio Alger Association Award Recipients were formally inducted during a ceremony at Constitution Hall by co-masters of ceremonies and Horatio Alger members Lou Dobbs and Tom Selleck. Individuals honored have achieved great success through hard work, perseverance and their ability to overcome challenging hurdles. Members are committed to providing guidance and leadership to the less fortunate and younger generations.
Award Recipients: Roger Eugene Ailes, Anousheh Ansari, Michael R. Bloomberg, Leonardo DiCaprio, Frederic V. Malek, Harry S. Patten, Josue “Joe” Robles, Jr., James E. “Jim” Rohr, Glenn Stearns, Byron David Trott, Rick Waugh, Herbert A. Wertheim