ELGIN HEINZ Award 2012
In 2012, Sensei Sekiguchi was awarded the national Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award for Humanities by the United States-Japan Foundation, based in New York City. This award is presented to one person each year "in recognition of outstanding contributions to furthering mutual understanding between Americans and Japanese ...".
Visit US-Japan Foundation for Elgin Heinz award details.
HSK Ohana with the Elgin Heinz Selection Committee and Special Guests
Sensei with wife Paula (right) and Special Guests
Sensei with son Rylan, Paula, daughter Remy, and grand-daughter Rylynn
David Janes, Director of Foundation Grants and Assistant to the President
EH Selection Committee from left: Michael Rubin, Gary Mukai, David Janes
Yum! Let's party!
Eloise Aguiar (emcee) Kazunari Tanaka (deputy consul general)
Gary Mukai (Stanford Program Director) Lorene Suehiro (VP McKinley High)
Randall Monaghan (HSK Lead Senpai) George Smith (HSK Parent)
David Janes (US-Japan Foundation) Alan Sekiguchi (EH Award Recipient)
Sensei receiving Elgin Heinz Award certificate
This belongs to ALL of us!
Elgin Heinz Award certificate