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Perham Grad appointed to UNESCO [UPDATED]

Published 10:22am Friday, November 9, 2012 Updated 12:25pm Friday, November 9, 2012

The prestigious United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization has a new member.

Patrick Mendis was appointed to UNESCO. Mendis was a foreign exchange student at Perham High School in the late 1070s, and has maintained ties in the community.

The commission is a federal advisory committee at the Department of State, providing advice regarding the U.S. government’s activities.

 

 

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