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CONGRESSMAN ROBERT A. UNDERWOOD Delegate from Guam U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.

NEWS RELEASE April 12, 2000

WINS CONGRESSIONAL ART CONTEST

Congressman Robert A. Underwood has announced that Ms. Jessica Chan, a senior at Simon Sanchez High School, is the winner of this year's Congressional Art Contest.

Jessica's prize-winning work, an acrylic entitled "An Island Welcome," will take its place, representing Guam, alongside the artworks of other states and territories in the "An Artistic Discovery" display in the Capitol Building's corridor gallery in Washington, D.C.

Jessica will travel to Washington in June, courtesy of Continental Micronesia, and stay at the Hyatt Washington, D.C. Hotel, courtesy of Hyatt Guam, to attend the congressional reception banquet honoring the winners of art contests nationwide and the opening of the 2000 "An Artistic Discovery" display.

The Guam contest, which closed March 24, drew 11 entries, which were publicly displayed at the Outrigger Guam Resorts lobby from March 24-26 and were judged during that time. The judges were artists Tina Flores, Blu Rivard, and Greg Flores; Continental Micronesia Promotion Coordinator Katie Black, CAHA director Deborah Bordallo, and Outrigger Guam Resorts Hospitality Manager Laverne Salvador.

For additional information: Congressman Robert A. Underwood 2418 Rayburn Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 Tel: 202-225-1188 Fax: 202-226-0341 Email: [email protected] 

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120 Fr. Duenas Ave., Ste 107 Hagatna, GU 96932 Tel: 671-477-4272 Fax: 671-477-2587

CONTACT: Cathy Gault Tel: 671-477-4272

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