Armenian Club Students Teach Peers Genocide Awareness

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Members of La Cañada High School’s active Armenian Club include Kaitlyn Markarian, Hrag Badalian, Annie Abnous, Emily Grigorian, Osheen Abnous, Haig Manoukian, Melody Sagarian, Michael May, Raymond Turchan, Alec Tujian, Noy Chatoyan and Alex Manoukian. The club’s display includes maps and literature all related to Armenian history and culture.

At a colorful, well-stocked display set up in the quad last week, a rotating collection of the 50 La Cañada High School’s Armenian Club members lured their peers with pastries and sandwiches and then opened up about some of their culture history.
“We’re trying to raise awareness about the culture, maybe diminish stereotypes,” said Haig Manoukian, a junior who is the club’s president. “But also to raise awareness of the genocide.” Continue reading “Armenian Club Students Teach Peers Genocide Awareness”