Congratulations Chris Her-Xiong!
Below are excerpts from the submitted nomination:
|I want to nominate the Hmong American Peace Academy for this school grant because as a teacher here and have found it to be … an exceptional charter school with a clear vision to integrate the Hmong culture into its school community while cultivating high academic standards, instilling the values of respect, compassion, integrity, and strong community.
Chris Her-Xiong is a gentle, yet powerful leader and has taken her initial vision and nurtured its expansion … such growth. Such a strong and vibrant community of staff and students. What a uniquely qualified nomination. What a pleasure to be in a position to nominate this school and its founder, visionary, and principal/leader, Chris Her-Xiong.