Pictured are key note speaker Ret. Col. Donald Takami (center) with recipients (from left) Christopher Beltran, Cole Takasugi, Aliya Yano, Allysha Yasuda and Ashley Suyematsu.

By P.C. Staff

Nearly 100 people attended the Snake River JACL’s 69th annual graduation banquet on May 7 at the Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario, Ore., in which scholarships were awarded to five high school seniors.

Originally published on June 6, 2014