At the recent meeting with the Polish community of Seattle, the Deputy Speaker of the Polish Sejm, Małgorzata Gosiewska, decorated the following people with Polish orders and medals.
Father Andrzej Galant of the Polish Parish in Seattle received a Knight’s Cross of the Order Polonia Restituta, the second highest Polish civilian order, and also a Cross of Freedom and Solidarity, for his involvement in the fight for Polish freedom and democracy under the communist regime in Poland. These awards have been bestowed by the President of Poland.
Scout Master Wojciech Las, of the Polish Scout Troop “Kaszuby” in Seattle received a Medal of the Commission of National Education for his work in education and patriotic upbringing of the Polish-American youth in Seattle. This medal has been awarded by the Polish Minister of Science and Education.