St. Louis JACL is proud to announce the recipients of its the 2020 Scholarship Awards.
Tyler Young Han Kim is a sophomore at Truman State University. Tyler is president of the Japanese language club at his school and is a passionate advocate for social justice issues related to Asian American identify. Tyler also has worked at the Truman State Center for International Students and at Kirkwood Public Library. Tyler engages in various community services service opportunities working with underprivileged populations through Outpour Evangelical Covenant Church.
John Lubianetsky is a graduate of The Barstow School in Kansas City, Missouri. A fourth-generation Japanese American, John has embraced Japanese culture as the founding member of the shogi club at his school and a brown belt in Japanese Kenpo. John volunteered as a transcriber for the “Go For Broke” National Education Center. John is also active in Model United Nations and the Science Bowl and plans to study international relations at university.