By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly It was an evening of excitement, anticipation, education and great food when over 45 students arrived at the New Hong Kong Restaurant Friday evening to see if they were awarded scholarships. Many were accompanied by their families, teachers, and counselors from their schools, and even other classmates who came […]
Compiled by Andrew Kim Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation offers scholarships for extraordinary students who contribute and play a part in promoting diversity in our community. Here is a sampling of a few of our many exceptional nominations: Emily Okawara, Kentridge High School “Emily is an outstanding academic student who […]
Audrey Chen, a 17-year-old senior at Interlake High School in Redmond, recently became a national finalist for the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Senior Strings Competition. To qualify for the competition in Chicago, Chen first competed at the state level and then in the Pacific Northwest division. She competed with fellow cellists, as well as […]
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their school as being champions of diversity.
More than 70 high school and middle school students in Washington, and one from across the country in Maryland, submitted essays, videos, and even a comic strip for the first annual competition sponsored by the student-run Washington Association for Chinese Education (WACE).
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Elenoa Napau is excited to finally enroll as a freshman at Interlake High School this fall. The American-born Fijian has her eyes set on success and hopes to defy what has been dubbed the educational “achievement gap” between Pacific Islander students and their peers.
Christopher Lu, of Redmond, won top honors at the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Junior Piano Competition.