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UT Austin Honors Asian American Community Leaders on June 7

image Three community leaders and one organization will be honored at the seventh annual Asian American Community Leadership Awards tonight, 6-8 p.m., at the Asian American Resource Center.

This year’s honorees are:

Legacy Award
Ronald Cheng, Austin restaurateur, Chinatown

Community Leadership Circle Award
Revathi Balakrishnan, teacher, Round Rock ISD Elementary School

Ketan Kharod
Attorney, Kharod Law Firm, P.C.

Community Partnership Award
Interfaith Action of Central Texas

The Asian/Asian American Faculty and Staff Association will also present RAISE Excellence Awards to one faculty member, one staff member and one graduate student who have each demonstrated a strong commitment to the welfare and concerns of the university’s Asian/Asian American community.

The annual event is hosted by the Office of the President and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement in partnership with the Asian/Asian American Faculty and Staff Association.