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'PRIDE IN PERFORMANCE AWARDS' HONOR GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO SUCCEED AGAINST THE ODDS

 'PRIDE IN PERFORMANCE AWARDS' HONOR GRADUATING
 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO SUCCEED AGAINST THE ODDS
 Who: Forty-two graduating high school seniors from the
 Philadelphia area who, despite tremendous obstacles,
 have shown dramatic personal growth and academic
 improvement over the last year.
 They include:
 -- Tamhuu Lam, whose parents helped him and his brother
 escape from Vietnam six years ago for freedom and an
 education in the United States.
 -- Vanessa McCrae, who learned all in one year that she
 had pancreatitis, Crohn's disease and juvenile
 diabetes.
 -- Marvin Herndon, an orphan, who works to pay for his
 rent, food, clothing and other living expenses.
 What: Provident National Bank and Philadelphia Futures, a non-
 profit organization that links promising students with
 key financial aid sources, are honoring these 42
 graduating high school seniors with Pride in
 Performance Awards, which recognize personal growth
 and academic excellence.
 When: 4:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 3
 Where: Provident National Bank, Land Title Building,
 100 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, in the executive
 dining room on the second floor.
 CONTACT: Linda Wolohan of Provident National Bank, 215-585-5453.
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