PARKLAND (CBSMiami) – A special award for one of the most outspoken voices of the Never Again movement.READ MORE: Two Doral Police Officers Shot Near Miami-Dade Police Headquarters
Emma Gonzalez, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was named the Voice For Equality honoree on Saturday night.READ MORE: Halloween Spending Could Hit A Record This Year
The award was presented by Equality Florida, an organization that fights for the LGBT community.
Gonzalez, who is the president of the Stoneman Douglas Gay-Straight Alliance, is now focusing her efforts on gun control.MORE NEWS: Opa-locka City Hall Evacuated After Bomb Threat
“We never stop thinking about the people who we lost and the people who are injured and its important to remember that [winning an award] isn’t something that I look forward to, this is just something that happened,” she said.