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Rocky Sandoval: Teacher by day, singer/songwriter by night

His students know him as Jeuneese Sandoval. To the rest of the world, he’s Rocky Sandoval, a singer, songwriter from Tacoma who made his world debut on MTV’s the Score, followed by being a...

Filipino American college student Starla Sampaco earns scholarship to AAJA

The University of Washington junior is double majoring in Journalism and Law, Societies, and Justice. Sampaco will graduate in June 2017.

Fourth Generation Japanese American Heads to Miss USA

To get the behind-the-scenes look at Schmidt’s Miss USA journey, you can follow her at the Miss Washington USA Facebook page, @realMissWAusa on Twitter, and MissWAUSA on Instagram.

First Asian American network anchor Connie Chung inducted to Asian Hall of Fame

She is a trailblazer. She is a household name in television news. She’s received numerous accolades, including three Emmy Awards and is the recipient of a George Foster Peabody Award. Now Connie Chung is an...

Pan Asians represent at the 2016 Miss Washington USA and Miss Washington Teen USA...

Both are first runner-ups at the 2016 Miss Washington USA and Miss Washington Teen USA pageant. This is the state pageant qualifier to Miss USA and Miss Teen USA, which is part of the Miss Universe Organization and owned by WME | IMG. The pageant was held on October 17 and 18 at Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien with 34 contestants in the miss division and 27 in the teen division.

Fil-Am teen prepares for job interview of her life: Miss Teen USA

Starla Sampaco an aspiring broadcast journalist

Seattle entrepreneur Brian Ma says you must have irrational optimism

How do you know if you’re born to be an entrepreneur?