Gov. Sam Brownback listened Friday as Myanmar refugee Van Lal Lian told the story of how he went from a 13-year-old who spoke no English to a Gates Millennium scholarship winner. They were at the offices of the Kansas Department for Children and Families in Kansas City, Kan. Brownback presented Lal Lian a certificate of appreciation.
Gov. Sam Brownback listened Friday as Myanmar refugee Van Lal Lian told the story of how he went from a 13-year-old who spoke no English to a Gates Millennium scholarship winner. They were at the offices of the Kansas Department for Children and Families in Kansas City, Kan. Brownback presented Lal Lian a certificate of appreciation. Susan Pfannmuller Special to the Star
Gov. Sam Brownback listened Friday as Myanmar refugee Van Lal Lian told the story of how he went from a 13-year-old who spoke no English to a Gates Millennium scholarship winner. They were at the offices of the Kansas Department for Children and Families in Kansas City, Kan. Brownback presented Lal Lian a certificate of appreciation. Susan Pfannmuller Special to the Star