San Juan, Puerto Rico

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Interviewing finalists from Puerto Rico

The panel will convene at 9:00 am. (time subject to change)

For the past several years, the Truman Scholars Association (an organization of Truman Scholar alumni) has hosted pre-interview dinners in the interview cities the night prior to the finalist interviews. The dinners are informal, fun, optional events for the finalists and a few Truman alumni hosts (interview panelists do not attend). The Truman Scholars Association generously sponsors the dinners for all finalists. All finalists will be contacted by their interview city’s Truman host shortly after the official finalist announcement; if you wish to attend the dinner, please plan to be available for dinner around 7 p.m. in your interview city the evening before your interview.

Panel Members

Aida Orenstein-Cardona, Chair -- Assistant Chief Counsel at Customs and Border Protection for the Dept. of Homeland Security; 1993 Truman Scholar

Frances Moran -- Attorney; Clerk of Court, United States District Court for Puerto Rico

Tere Riera-Carrion -- Consultant; Writer-Editor; Public Speaking Coach; 1991 Truman Scholar

Terry Babcock-Lumish, Secretary -- Executive Secretary, Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation; 1996 Truman Scholar