Washington-Area Fil-Am students receive Rizal Youth Awards

  WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Eight outstanding Filipino-American students from the DC-Maryland-Virginia area received Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards at the Philippine Chancery Annex on Feb. 9.   The annual youth awards, organized by the Philippine American Foundation for Charities (PAFC) in partnership for the first time with Sentro Rizal Washington DC, aims to recognize Fil-Am students for their academic excellence, leadership and volunteerism in their communities.   For the selection process, all candidates were asked to submit a video reflection and a personally written poem on Philippine national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal's poem "Mi Ultimo Adios" or My Last Farewell...

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