By P.C. Staff
SEATTLE — The Asian Hall of Fame, which “honors distinguished individuals of Asian Pacific descent whose personal achievements have contributed to the American experience,” has announced its 2015 honorees.
The Class of 2015 includes Benson Henderson (Mixed Martial Arts fighter and former UFC and WEC Lightweight Champion), Carrie Ann Inaba (TV host, choreographer and “Dancing With the Stars” judge), Jeanette Lee (world-class billiards player) and Betty Nguyen (NBC News/MSNBC anchor).
The recipients will receive their awards on June 6 at organization’s gala, which will take place at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle.
The Asian Hall of Fame is the initiative of the Robert Chinn Foundation and was founded in 2004.