The Business Times is pleased to announce our 2017 class of Latino Business Awards winners. This annual special section published with the June 23 print edition. This year we turned its focus on higher education, highlighting leaders in the academic realm from across the Tri-Counties. The award winners, along with our first ever college scholarship winner, will be honored at an evening reception Thursday, July 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach hotel.