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January 21, 2014 > Honda named honorary memeber

Honda named honorary memeber

Submitted By Maureen Palmer

The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) is pleased to announce that Representative Mike Honda, representing CaliforniaÕs 17th District, has joined the CEE Board of Trustees as an Honorary Member. He has served in the U.S. House of Representatives for six terms.

ÒThe Center is honored and privileged to have Representative Honda, an outstanding Member of Congress, join us in this capacity,Ó said Joann DiGennaro, CEE President. ÒThe Center looks forward to having a former science teacher, principal, and now leading legislator help us in making decisions about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education.Ó

Congressman Honda is a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, Chair Emeritus of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Co-chair of the Democratic CaucusÕ New Media Working Group, and House Democratic Senior Whip.

ÒI look forward to working with the Center for Excellence in Education to further its mission and education goals,Ó Representative Honda said. ÒI recognize that for America to remain competitive in science, technology, engineering, and math, we have to invest in the future generation of leaders. CEEÕs programs encourage U.S. students to do just that by learning to excel in STEM.Ó

For more information on the Center for Excellence in Education, visit www.cee.org.

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