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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Foreign Service Youth Foundation Award

(Washington D.C.) Each year the Clements International Award for Community Service is given to teenage members of the Foreign Service Youth Foundation (FSYF) “who demonstrate outstanding leadership in the community and service to their peers.” This year’s winners included Lucinda Joi Chu-Ketterer, 13 posted with her parents in Beijing, China and Alissa and Sarah Jones, 16 and 14, living at a Foreign Service post in Gaborone, Botswana.
The Clements International Award was presented on Tuesday July 8 in the Benjamin Franklin Room at State Department. Chris Beck, Clements International Senior Vice President was on hand to present the award.
“The young people who have received the Clements Award are truly remarkable, showing great generosity and compassion along with creativity and dedication to see each of their projects to fruition,” said Chris Beck.
About Foreign Service Youth Foundation
The Foreign Service Youth Foundation (FSYF) is a non-profit organization that was established in 1989 to inform, assist and advocate for Foreign Service Youth and their families in the Washington, DC area and around the world.

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