School Activities/Clubs: Music Council junior and senior year (co-president senior year), National Honor Society junior and senior year (secretary senior year), pep band seventh grade to senior year, jazz band eighth grade to junior year, first chair alto saxophone eighth grade to junior year, junior varsity track freshman and sophomore year, junior varsity cross-country sophomore year, frosh-soph basketball with Coach's Award freshman year, co-teach AP Chemistry 2012-13, AP European History, AP Language and Composition, AP Latin, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus BC, AP Literature, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Macroeconomics
Community: piano accompanist for church part-time sophomore year, full-time junior and senior years, service on various church committees freshman through junior years, volunteer at Pomona Elementary School with National Honor Society junior and senior years, high school chemistry tutor
Awards/Honors: AP Scholar with Distinction, Academic Letter with Honors junior year, Magna Cum Laude on National Latin Exam sophomore year, selected to participate in Chemistry Olympiad Exam junior year and the American Chemical Society Exam sophomore year, various music department awards such as soloist, leadership, extra service and five years of service given junior year, engineering award, California Scholarship Federation, Piano Certificate of Merit, Level 10; Latin Student Award junior year
Hobbies/Interests: piano, saxophone, guitar, organ, cello, Johns Hopkins University Engineering Innovation class, intern at the Civil Engineering Lab at CSUF
College Plans: Duke University, major in mechanical engineering with a certificate in aerospace engineering and a minor in computer science
Scholarships: going through the process for other independent scholarships
CdM Experience: I have learned a lot here at CdM and I am grateful for all of the wonderful teachers I have had. One of my favorite experiences at CdM has been co-teaching AP Chemistry with Ms. Ngo during the 2012-13 school year.
School Activities/Clubs: cross-country and track for four 4 years
Community: volunteer for THINK Together's Summer Program at Monte Vista Elementary School
Awards/Honors: National Merit Finalist, AP Scholar with Honor
Hobbies/Interests: guitar, piano, drums, bass, writing and recording songs
College Plans: Boston University, School of Management Honors Program, or USC
Scholarships: Presidential Scholarship from Boston University, Presidential Scholarship from USC
CdM Experience: I think the support system at CdM is great. The counselors are genuinely interested in getting to know you and helping to guide you through high school, mine especially: Mrs. Hath and the teachers are also willing to go beyond what's expected of them to be there for their students.