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Local ties for Marshall Scholars

Refugee among the 40 selected

Robert Kubala of Boston College is among the 40 Marshall Scholars who will be officially named today. Robert Kubala of Boston College is among the 40 Marshall Scholars who will be officially named today.
By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / December 1, 2008

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His parents fled the genocide in Cambodia decades ago and landed in a refugee camp in Vietnam. There, in August 1984, Kuong Ly was born. He and his family would bounce around refugee camps throughout Southeast Asia for the next six years before reaching the United States. (Full article: 797 words)

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