Teacher to attend Presidential Academy
, a teacher at Radford High School, was selected to attend the 2008 Presidential Academy for American History and Civics in Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Pa., and Washington, D.C. He is one of 52 teachers nationwide chosen to participate in the academy.
The Farrington Alumni & Community Foundation was awarded $25,000 for its scholarship fund from Genjiro Katayama, CEO of the Four Leaf Japan Co. Ltd.
Linda Fujikawa, a Japanese language arts professor at Kapiolani Community College, was one of 11 recipients of the biennial Peace Corps Franklin H. Williams Award, presented at a Washington, D.C., ceremony in June. She established KCC's International Cafe for local and international students to interact and learn about other cultures and languages.
Melody Rose Lindsay, a junior at 'Iolani School, was one of 32 students nationwide to participate in the "Economics for Leaders" program, sponsored by the Foundation for Teaching Economics, at the University of Texas.
Lindsay also received a scholarship to the University of Arizona's Senior Astronomy Camp and represented the United States at the Focus on Youth Program at the World Harp Congress in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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