A native of Canton, China, Fang A. Wong came to the United States and became a naturalized citizen in 1963. Volunteering for the U.S. Army in 1969, he served 25 months in Vietnam and had tours in Germany, Korea and stateside. He was awarded the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3rd Award), Republic of Vietnam Service Medal, and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal (6 Campaign Stars). During his service, he also earned his BS and MA degrees. Wong retired after a twenty-year career as a Chief Warrant Officer (CW3) and continued to serve through a company that supported the Army Software Engineering Center at Fort Monmouth, NJ.
Roberta Goldenberg is a native New Yorker, raised in the Bronx and Queens. She attended Jamaica High School and Queens College before enlisting in the United States Navy in 1973. After basic training, Hospitalman Goldenberg reported for duty at Philadelphia Naval Hospital as a Psychiatric Technician. After several hospital tours, First Class Petty Officer Goldenberg applied for and attended Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island.
I would like to thank PS #242Q Leonard P. Stavisky School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”