By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly On Friday, March 30, the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation presented scholarships and awards to high school students from Western Washington at its Diversity Makes a Difference awards dinner. The event, held at the New Hong Kong Restaurant, honored 55 student nominees.
Her memories of being a girl who could enter a vice admiral’s house only through the back door with her father, Angel Mariano, are still fresh.
Make a positive contribution to the Asian Pacific Islander American community and your efforts can be recognized. A few outstanding individuals and organizations have shown the kind of perseverance worthy of the community’s praise.