The Hon. Lloyd Hara and Rep. Jim McDermott were honored at the University of Washington (UW) Multicultural Alumni Partnership’s (MAP) Bridging the Gap Breakfast on Oct. 22.
McDermott received the 2016 MAP Samuel E. Kelly Award for his work in supporting vulnerable populations. Hara was given the 2016 MAP Distinguished Alumni Award.
Also honored were 2016 MAP Scholarship Award recipients Alina Brynza, Cesar Garcia, Royce Le, Adriana Perrusquia, Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation Scholarship recipient Ilse Pamela Diaz Medrano, Alfredo Arreguin Scholarship recipient Regina Harper, and Owen G. Lee Scholarship recipient Daniele Menez.
The scholarships are awarded to a multicultural group of economically disadvantaged UW students.