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James W. Symington Award Recipient Jaim Coddington, Emily Werner, and IRC Executive Director Anton Fedyashin at the Russian Embassy.
Jaim Coddington received the award at the gala dinner of the American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation at the Russian Embassy.
IRC Executive Director Anton Fedyashin and IRC Founder & Chair Susan Carmel Lehrman introduce AU senior Jaim Coddington.
Jaim Coddington’s acceptance speech.
“I believe that my generation is different, and I view modern Russia as a future friend and important partner for the United States.”
“One way or another, the United States must encourage its students to study abroad in Russia and to learn and excel in the Russian language and other critical languages.”
“A new, compassionate form of global warming will ensue, and the Cold War’s lingering frost will melt away forever.”
IRC Executive Director Anton Fedyashin presents the Symington Award to Jaim Coddington.
Former US Congressman James W. Symington, IRC Founder & Chair Susan Carmel Lehrman, IRC Executive Director Anton Fedyashin, and Jaim Coddington.
The IRC establishes its first annual James W. Symington Award.