2023 Spring Conferment of Decoration - Japanese Language Teacher at Walt Whitman High School Yukiyo Moorman
Embassy of Japan
April 29, 2023
2023 Spring Conferment of Decoration
Japanese Language Teacher at Walt Whitman High School
On April 29, 2023 (Japan Time), the Government of Japan announced the 2023 Spring Conferment of Decorations, with Ms. Yukiyo Moorman, being one of the recipients. In recognition of her contributions towards promoting Japanese Language in the United States, she will receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays.
SUMMARY OF CONTRIBUTIONS
Yukiyo Moorman, Japanese Language Teacher at Walt Whitman High School, has been engaged in Japanese language education in the United States for over 40 years and has contributed to the development of Japanese language education and the fostering the next generation of Japanese language teachers. She has also made significant contributions towards the promotion of Japanese language education outside of Montgomery County during her time serving as a member of the Japanese language exam development committee for the College Board, an organization which is responsible for the development and administration of higher education curricula throughout the United States.
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