The Congressional Medal of Honor Society has selected Child United founder Christine Umayam as a finalist for the 2011 Citizen Service Before Self Award.
In January 2006, Christine Umayam made a life-changing visit to the Philippines. The trip was her first and the children living in poverty shocked her.
At the event, Erika Sanchez, a senior at Seattle University, was awarded the Verizon National NAAAP Scholarship. Tian Kisch, a student at Redmond High School
“You should not honor this person,” one person said. “She is overexposed.” Just because others have honored her before is not a valid reason