Refugee Featured at Governor’s Inauguration Ceremony

Yar Kuany Awan, a Sudanese refugee and recent naturalized U.S. citizen, led the Pledge of Allegiance at Governor Gary Herbert's inauguration ceremony on Jan. 4, 2017.

Governor Herbert said of Yar:

"Humility, hard work and mutual support have always been at the heart of the Utah spirit....I see that same Utah spirit in Yar Kuany Awan. More...