Article: A Night of Honor Jose Hess and the ORT Achievement Award**
A Night of Honor Jose Hess and the ORT Achievement Award**
A Night of Honor: Jose Hess and the ORT Achievement Award**
Renowned jeweler Jose Hess was recognized with the prestigious ORT Achievement Award on October 25, 1989. The ORT, dedicated to providing vocational education globally, honored Hess for his outstanding contributions to the jewelry industry. The event, attended by industry leaders and admirers, celebrated not only Hess's artistic brilliance but also his commitment to education. In a brief acceptance speech, Hess highlighted the transformative power of education and expressed gratitude for the recognition. The night marked a poignant intersection of artistry and philanthropy, solidifying Hess's legacy in both craftsmanship and mentorship. In 1995 Jose Hess was named President of the Jewelry Industry Chapter of the American ORT.