DOC Director Petti Tagipo Matila and others
American Samoa made its mark (featuring a cultural showcase by its Young Ambassadors group) and an opportunity to promote it on a global level at the SelectUSA summit with about 4,200 participants from all over the globe.Ms. Colleen Fisher (next to DOC Director Petti Tagipo Matila), Regional Director for the US Commercial Service in the South Pacific visits the American Samoa booth at the recent SelectUSA summit. [ASG photo]
Some Fagaitua winners
Sa le’i tu’umamaina foi e alo ma fanau aoga mai i le Fetu i Sasa’e, a Fagaitua, ia le tauvaga a fanau aoga lea sa faataunuuina i le aso Faraile, Fepuari 23, 2024, e pei ona faamaonia i nisi o fanau sa mauaina ni a latou fa’ailoga i le tauvaga o le ‘Speech Festival’. [ata foai]
weightlifters depart
O le aso ananafi , na toe taunuu mai ai le aumalaga a le vaega si’isi’i u’amea mamafa lea na faimalaga atu i Niu Sila e tauva ai aua le sailiga o i latou e mafai ona ausia se avanoa i ta’aloga o le Olimipeka. [ata foa’i]
ASCC nursing students
Public and private high schools came together this month during the annual Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competition at DYWA gymnasium in Tafuna on February 9, 2024 — under the theme of ‘Dare to Lead’. Major healthcare organizations and gov’t departments, including ASCC Nursing set up booths to explain their roles in the healthcare field, giving participants the opportunity to interact with representatives and gain insights into the healthcare industry in American Samoa. [photo: SC]

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