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Congress of Russian Americans awarded young activists with scholarships

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Congress of Russian Americans awarded young activists with scholarships


13.10.2021

Photo credit: Denis Grishkin / Press Service of the Mayor and Government of Moscow

The Congress of Russian Americans has awarded scholarships to young members of the organization. The scholarships are traditionally given to young activists entering universities and colleges in the United States and other countries, the Russian America newspaper reports.

This year, two 18-year-old members of the organization, Lisabella Nadelson and Alexander Vorobyov-Wilson, received scholarships from the Congress. They were also awarded diplomas and congratulatory letters for their work. Lisabella is studying at the Faculty of Medicine at the College of North Carolina, while Alexander became a student in the It Department at the Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics in St. Petersburg.

It is noted that both scholarship holders took part in many cultural events aimed at popularizing Russian culture. Alexander Vorobyov-Wilson was a soloist of the children's Cossack ensemble, while Lisabella was engaged in vocals and choreography.

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