2004 Asia Houston Network Scholarship Recipients
Houston Community College Foundation
University of Houston

Luncheon to Honor M.J. Khan and Dr. Attiya Khan
May 17, 2004
photo gallery)

Asia Houston Network hosted its annual "Bridge Across Cultures" luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Downtown.  The honorees were M.J. Khan, the first Pakistani-American to be elected to Houston City Council, and his wife, Attiya, a renowned cardiologist in Houston and the first female cardiology fellow at the Texas Heart Institute. Terry and Ann Cheng served as event chairs.  Mayor Bill White presented a proclamation proclaiming 5/17 as M.J. and Attiya Khan Day.

Among 300 attendees, special guests were: Shern-min Chow and Jeff McShan of KHOU TV, Jay Aiyer; Kase Lawal, Kathy Wilkes, Japanese Consul General Mari Amano and his wife, Nobuko, Korean Consul General Dong-Seok Min, Setsuko Tokita and Thomas Conry of JETRO (Japanese External Trade Organization), Bennie Ansell, Peter Brown, Mohamed Gire, Rogene Calvert, George Gee, Syed Izfar, Mickey and Debbie Driver, Sugarland City Councilman Daniel Wong, Former City Council Members Felix Fraga and Bert Keller, Terry Shaikh, Grace Rodriguez, Michica Guillory, Debbie Dillard, Judy Foston, Alice and Mark Lee, Jie Willey, Melanie Wong, David Acosta, Phyllis Bailey, Denise Bates of KTRK TV, Munir Ibrahim, Jenny Ko, Frances Leff, Yuki Rogers, Mandy So, Melanie Wong, and Eddy Poerwana, Deputy Consul General of Indonesia.  The Houston Chronicle, this year's corporate sponsor, was represented by Shelley Johnson, Lainie Gordon, Emily Cohen and Inho Kim.

"Bridge Across Cultures" Asian Art Contest 2004

Asia Houston Network hosted the first annual Bridge Across Cultures art contest, an exciting project for Houston-area high school seniors. 

2004 "Bridge Across Cultures" Art Contest Winners

1st Place        Arma Espinosa, Cinco Ranch High School, "Beneath the Kites"
2nd Place       Sanghong Lintakoon, Memorial High School, "Fruitful World"
2nd Place       Quang Do, Klein Forest High School, "Art in Focus"
3rd Place        Eric Braden, Cinco Ranch High School, "Music Language"
3rd Place        Andrew Nguyen, Klein Forest High School, "1964"
3rd Place        Jordan Shade, Cinco Ranch High School, "Language Universal"

We thank ChevronTexaco for underwriting scholarships.


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