Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Eduardo Ochoa to receive Americanism Medal from the Daughters of the American Revolution

The Daughters of the American Revolution will be awarding the DAR Americanism Medal to Eduardo Ochoa, President of California State University Monterey Bay.

The Americanism Medal is awarded to an adult man or woman who has been a naturalized United States citizen for at least five years. Candidates for this prestigious award must have shown outstanding qualities of leadership, trustworthiness, service, and patriotism. They must have actively assisted other immigrants to become American citizens or displayed outstanding ability in community affairs, preferably with emphasis on the foreign-born community.

Ochoa was honored at the California State Society, DAR, State Conference earlier in March, as well as by the local Commodore Sloat Chapter in Monterey on April 8, 2017. Additionally, Ochoa will be recognized for this award at the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Continental Congress in Washington, DC, on June 28.

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