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[FAR Schools | Hovhannes Hintliyan School]: 100th Anniversary of School Founded by Hovhannes Hintlian standard

September 7th marked a special day for FAR’s education initiatives:  the 100-year anniversary of the Hovhaness Hintlian School.  The school, founded by Mr. Hintlian in 1909 in Constantinople, was opened with a mission to introduce the new European teaching models of the time into the Armenian educational system.  The Hintlian School was closed in 1988.  However, thanks to the support of the Constantinople Armenians Relief Society (CARS), a secondary school in the Gayan community in the Tavush region of Armenia was named after Hovhannes Hintlian, and his legacy therefore continues.   FAR is responsible for the administration and execution of the day-to-day operations of the school. Credit: FAR Staff Today, the school has 110 pupils, and employs nearly 30 teachers. Encouraged ...

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Hayastani Kidak Society Met at St. Leon’s Church standard

While summer just ended, it doesn’t feel too early to start thinking about traveling to Armenia next summer! At St. Leon’s Church in Fair Lawn, NJ, the Fund for Armenian Relief (“FAR”) had its Hayastani Kidak Society kick-off event with St. Leon’s ACYOA Seniors a couple weeks ago. Alumni from FAR’s recent Armenia trips came to meet and mingle with ACYOA members from throughout New Jersey. As those new to FAR’s offerings showed interest in next year’s journey to Hayastan, the get together also provided a wonderful opportunity to socialize across the Hudson, keep in touch with friends, and make a few new ones, too. The Hayastani Kidak Society will host more events with parishes in the upcoming months. Contact ...

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[FAR Scholarships | Mathevosian Scholarship]: Beneficary Portraits – Hovhannes Kajoyan. standard

17 year-old Hovhannes Kajoyan is one of the 10 successful applicants to the 2009-2010 Mathevosian Scholarship Program. He was born in Yerevan, and lives with his mother and sister in a studio apartment in the Harav Arevmtyan district buildings. This year, Hovhannes finished N 162 secondary school after Siamanto with great grades, and was admitted to the Yerevan State University, Department of Informatics and Applied Mathematics. Hovhannes is also fascinated with computing, though he does not have personal computer at home. Due to lack of financial resources, Hovhannes was not able to adequately prepare for University entrance exams by taking lessons, as many of his peers did.  Instead he studied diligently from his friends’ secondhand books, and thanks to his ...

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[FAR Scholarships | Mathevosian Scholarship]: Beneficary Portraits – Hovhannes Kajoyan. standard

17 year-old Hovhannes Kajoyan is one of the 10 successful applicants to the 2009-2010 Mathevosian Scholarship Program. He was born in Yerevan, and lives with his mother and sister in a studio apartment in the Harav Arevmtyan district buildings. This year, Hovhannes finished N 162 secondary school after Siamanto with great grades, and was admitted to the Yerevan State University, Department of Informatics and Applied Mathematics. Hovhannes is also fascinated with computing, though he does not have personal computer at home. Due to lack of financial resources, Hovhannes was not able to adequately prepare for University entrance exams by taking lessons, as many of his peers did.  Instead he studied diligently from his friends’ secondhand books, and thanks to his ...

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[FAR New York]: In Memoriam: Kevork S. Hovnanian (1923-2009) standard

With great sorrow, the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America mourns the death of Mr. Kevork S. Hovnanian, who passed away on September 24, 2009, at New York Presbyterian Hospital.  He was 86. It would be impossible in a few words to pay proper tribute to Mr. Hovnanian, or to convey what he has meant to the Armenian Church, to the Republic of Armenia, and to the cause of our people.  Our own Diocese was blessed to have his active presence, his wise counsel, and his bold, imaginative leadership, as part of its daily experience for many years.  His influence over our leadership bodies—principally the Fund for Armenian Relief, the Armenian Church Endowment Fund, and the Diocesan Board ...

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