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Ahmed Abou Harb
Ahmed Abou Harb graduated from the culinary arts program in May 2013. He was nominated by his son Yousef.
Mr. Harb’s instructors describe him as a gentleman, someone who is trying very hard to improve his language skills and who was determined to succeed.
Mr. Harb was chosen by the committee, not because he was famous or had broken any world records, but because of what he had done to help his family. He is an example of the hundreds of our students who are now not in the country of their birth, but who are working hard to gain the skills they need to succeed here in the United States, and to teach their children the honor that is inherent in working hard to improve themselves.
Mr. Harb has done this.
My dad attended college in the middle east, and when we moved to the U.S in 2005 he noticed that the education he revived was not enough so he kept on trying he just turned 60 this year and he also graduated from the culinary arts program on 5/10/13 he proved to me that education is a very important thing no matter who you are or how old you are. I'm really proud of my dad for his accomplishments!
-- Yousef Abou Harb