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June 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata announced she has teamed up with Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (CNMI) for the reintroduction of their bipartisan Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa College Access Act, which would provide much-needed tuition assistance to students in the islands.

June 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed a major grant of $1,590,738 for American Samoa’s Head Start program from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The substantial grant from HHS is part of its emergency supplemental funding program for Head Start programs across the country. It will go to help the American Samoa Department of Education (ASDOE) administer its crucial programs for early childhood education and other health programs for low-income children and families.

May 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Friday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is very pleased to announce that Dorvida Fonoifafo Fuiava has been accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy, one of the nation’s prestigious Service Academies.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is happy to announce that Daniel Tifimalae Sovara Lutu McMoore has been accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy, one of the nation’s prestigious Service Academies.

“I’m very pleased to announce a fully qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy for Daniel McMoore!” said Congresswoman Amata. “Congratulations and best wishes to Daniel, and a special thank you to his proud parents, Elinor Lutu-McMoore and David McMoore.”

May 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is thanking teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 3-7):

“This week is a great time to let a teacher know they are truly appreciated. Our teachers care about our children, teens, and young people in college or vocational school. Teachers choose to invest their lives in these young people. 

 

April 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed a grant of over $400,000 for American Samoa’s Head Start program through the U.S. Health and Human Services Department (HHS).

Specifically, the discretionary grant of $400,891 is directed to the American Samoa Department of Education, and designated for Head Start as emergency supplemental funding. These federal funds are distributed through the Administration for Children and Families.

April 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is delighted to announce the winners of the Malofie Congressional Art Competition. This year’s first-place winner is Martin Peresetene of Leone High School, and his art will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol for a year. The second-place winner is Annamarie Luteru, Leone High School. The third-place winner is Maria Kim, Samoana High School.

April 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is congratulating Victor Chen of American Samoa upon his third acceptance by a prestigious Service Academy. The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, has notified Congresswoman Amata, joining previous offers of a fully qualified appointment from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is delighted to once again congratulate Victor Chen upon his second prestigious Service Academy acceptance. The U.S. Military Academy at West Point has also accepted him, joining the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado in offering a fully qualified appointment. 

March 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is happy to announce that Victor Chen has been accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy, his first choice of the nation’s prestigious Service Academies.

“I’m very pleased to announce a fully qualified appointment for Victor Chen to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado,” said Aumua Amata. “Congratulations to Victor, and to his proud parents, Michelle and Manua Chen.”