Archive for November, 2006
From the AP report:
Michelle Kwan, the American figure skater who owns nine national championships and five world titles, is about to become a nonsalaried U.S. diplomat.
On Thursday, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice plans to name the 26-year-old Californian and daughter of Chinese immigrants from Hong Kong as a public diplomacy ambassador, said a senior U.S. official who spoke anonymously pending the formal announcement.
Kwan, the biggest star in her sport for a decade, will represent American values especially to young people and sports enthusiasts and is expected to travel widely, the official said.
The announcement will be made Thurs, Nov 9, at 4pm. Come join the discussion about the appointment: Condoleezza Rice to Announce Michelle as nonsalaried U.S. diplomatNo comments