Lynnwood woman selected for teaching position in China


Sara Portesan of Lynnwood has received a teaching assistantship after her graduation from Whitman College.

Portesan was selected as an English instructor through the Whitman in China program, an exchange established in 1982 by Professor David Deal. With this fellowship, Huang has the opportunity to assist with English instruction in a Chinese university for one academic year.

Portesan is the daughter of John and Debbie Portesan and a 2009 graduate of Meadowdale High School. She received a B.A. in Art and a minor in Japanese during the Whitman commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19.

Whitman College is an independent, non-sectarian residential college fostering intellectual vitality, confidence and leadership in its 1,450 students.


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