UPrep Sophomore Receives State Department Language Scholarship

UPrep rising senior Marika Inouye has been awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Scholarship by the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. She will study Chinese for six weeks in Suzhou in Jiangsu Province in China this summer, and will live with a Chinese family. Marika is one of 600 students selected from across the United States to study languages deemed critical to advance U.S. international relations and economic interests. The languages include Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, and Russian. Congratulations, Marika!