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Sustainable Growth Summit stresses jobs, environment

Sustainable Growth Summit stresses jobs, environment

Guests at the summit included, from left: Daphne Kwok, chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPI’s; Christina Lagdameo, Deputy Director, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; Ronnie Chatterji, Senior Economist, White House Council of Economic Advisors; Christopher Lu, Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary; Umni Song, member of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs; Kamuela Enos, member of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs and director of enterprise at MA’O Organic Farms; and Hyeok Kim, member of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs and executive director of Interim Community Development Association (Photo by Rebecca Ip/SCP)

By Janelle Wetzstein
UW News Lab

Sustainability is no longer just about the environment, according to White House Cabinet Secretary Chris Lu, who spoke in Seattle last weekend.   Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Vol 30 No 29 | 7/16-7/22Comments (0)

March 26: Christopher Lu wins national music competition

March 26: Christopher Lu wins national music competition

Christopher Lu

Christopher Lu, of Redmond, won top honors at the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Junior Piano Competition.

Lu is a 14-year-old freshman at Interlake High School in Bellevue. He was a national finalist in the 2010 MTNA Junior Piano Competition in Albuquerque before winning this year’s competition.

Lu was the first prize winner in the 2008 Seattle International Piano Competition Junior Division.

He made his orchestra debut at age 13 and has been featured on MSNBC, as well as local TV and radio stations. Lu has been a student of Peter Mack for the last four and a half years.

As a national competition winner, Lu received $1,000, provided by the Kawai America Corporation. ♦

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 17 | 4/23-4/29Comments (0)

Jan. 17: Christopher Lu is division winner in piano competition

Jan. 17: Christopher Lu is division winner in piano competition

Christopher Lu

Christopher Lu won the Northwest division of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Junior Piano Competition this month and will travel to Albuquerque in March to compete as one of seven national finalists.

An 8th grader at Odle Middle School, Lu has been studying piano for 8 years and is currently a student of Peter Mack. ♦

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 5 | 1/30-2/5Comments (0)

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