ASCC/ACNR STEP UP Participant Returns as Researcher
Ms. Mata’uitafā Temukisa Solomona Faiai, age 22, divides her time this summer between the Agriculture, Community and Natural Resources (ACNR) division of the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) and LBJ Tropical Medical Center, working as a research assistant for the “Development and Evaluation of Educational Materials about Gestational Diabetes,” a collaborative study involving the ACNR Health Communications Program, LBJ, Yale University, and the University of North Carolina, Wilmington.
McDonalds Awards College Scholarship to ASCC Graduate
Each spring the McDonalds Corporation of American Samoa generously funds five scholarships to local high schools students who will attend the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) and one scholarship for an ASCC graduate to meet the cost of continuing their college studies off-island. ASCC spring 2016 graduate Ms. Faavela Trianna Ah Sam, 19, of Faleniu recently received the good news that she is this year’s recipient of the McDonalds college scholarship.
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