Paul Peña's mother Cecilia Peña (second from left) was on hand for the dedication of Paul Peña Drive in the TRACE subdivision along with dozens of family and friends. Pictured are Mayor Jane Hughson, Cecilia, Hays County Veteran Services Officer Jude Prather and Councilmember Matthew Mendoza.
Daily Record photo by Dalton Sweat
Road dedicated in honor of Captain Peña
The word hero is tossed around in society - sometimes a bit flippantly. And then in others, even such a hallowed term doesn’t seem like enough. When it comes to Captain Paul Peña, a San Marcos Baptists Academy graduate who gave his life in the line of duty fighting for the United States of America, even the word hero doesn’t seem to be enough.