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STUDENTS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS
Students won scholarships of varying amounts for use at the colleges of their choice.
While in Washington, the essay contest winners received their awards in a ceremony June 20 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Frank McCourt, author of the best selling memoir, "Angela's Ashes", was the keynote speaker at the event. The students read their essays at Washington's Warner Theatre later that day. On June 19, the thirteen winners and their families were honored at a dinner organized by the U.S. Information Agency and held at the Mexican Cultural Institute.
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