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Young alumnus speaks to White House audience
January 5, 2012
Somali-born Hashim Yonis '10 and his mentor, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, recently visited the White House to speak with President Obama about a new summer work initiative. According to the Star Tribune, Obama introduced himself by telling Yonis "It's good to see you, my East African brother."
“Where I am right now is the last place you would think for someone who comes from wondering where food will come from and how you are going to survive,” the high school administrator told the president and White House guests.
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