This year Congress of Russian Americans gave its traditional support to Russian-American youth by participating in graduations at Russian-American schools. On June 4, CRA director, Victoria Sabelnik gave congratulatory letters and complimentary membership in CRA to all graduates and a Gramota and a stipend to graduates that received a Gold and/or Silver Medal.
This year, 2 students graduated from the Sts. Cyrill & Methodious Russian High School at the Holy Virgin Cathedral in San Francisco, California. Pavel Priemishev was a Gold Medal recipient, while Anastasia Loukianoff graduated with a Silver Medal. CRA congratulates all graduates for their fine achievement in their completion of Russian studies in grammar, literature, history, and scriptures.