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Rep. Peters Recognizes His Award Winning Team

SAN DIEGO – Recently, members of Congressman Scott Peters' San Diego office were recognized for their contributions to the community and dedication to public service.

“Our office is full of smart, energetic, caring people who are committed to making their communities better and pursuing causes they are passionate about,” Rep. Peters said. “I am proud of Howard, Avril, and Sarah and take a great pride in all of my staff who are working to serve and improve our community and country."

Below are descriptions of awards the staff members received.

  • Avril Prakash, Staff Assistant, was recognized at Speaker of the Assembly Toni Atkins’ San Diego Women of the Year Luncheon as an emerging female leader for her work as the first female Executive Director of the Student Organized Voter Access Committee, at the University of California San Diego, along with other accomplishments within UC San Diego and the local community.
  • Howard Ou, Field Representative, received the Rising Star Award at the Asian Pacific American Coalition’s annual Civic Leadership Recognition & Awards celebration for his work to promote civic engagement in San Diego’s Asian Pacific American community.
  • Sarah March, Office Manager, was recognized last year as ASIS International San Diego Chapter’s Military Recognition Award for her leadership and exemplary military service to our nation and the San Diego community.