GPA: 4.54

School Activities/Clubs: Youth & Government, Peer Assistance Leadership, Local Conservation Club, Student-Athlete Leadership Council soccer representative, Super Sports Club president

Community: Special Camp for Special Kids, Daily Pilot Cup soccer coach

Awards/Honors: Academic Letter with Honors, Boys State Delegate

Hobbies/Interests: fishing, beach

College Plans: UCLA or UC Berkeley

Scholarships: Toshiba Classic Finalist, Newport Harbor Exchange Club Youth of the Year

CdM Experience: I wouldn't have had it any other way.


Malcolm Su

GPA: 4.7

School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, Junior Statesmen of America, Philosophy Club vice president, UNICEF Club secretary, World Love Organization vice president, Kidz Connected Club secretary, Yellow Ribbon Club vice president, AP World History, AP Latin, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP U.S. History, AP English Language, AP Calculus BC, AP English Literature, AP Government/Economics, AP Environmental, AP Studio Art and AP Statistics

Community: Hoag Hospital Junior Auxiliary, peer tutoring, grading AP World History essays, Spirit Run

Awards/Honors: Academic Letter with Honors, Principal's Honor Roll, Bausch & Lomb, American Chemical Society for AP Chemistry, 39th annual CdM Home Tour Cover Designer, AP Scholar with Distinction

Hobbies/Interests: painting, drawing, origami, piano

College Plans: undecided among UCLA, UC Berkeley, Johns Hopkins University and Brown University

Scholarships: Regents and Academic Scholarships from various colleges

CdM Experience: I have learned valuable lessons in life and met many influential teachers and friends that I will never forget from this school.


Tara Zahed

GPA: 4.52

School Activities/Clubs: lacrosse, Yellow Ribbon Foundation Club founder and president, Academic Decathlon, AP World History, AP Calculus BC, AP Spanish, AP Biology, AP English Language, AP Environmental, AP Statistics, AP Art History

Community: Hoag Hospital Junior Auxiliary, American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, peer tutoring, Hospice Care of the West

Awards/Honors: Academic Letter with Honors, California Scholarship Foundation, Gold Seal Bearer, Principal's Honor Roll, "600" Club Perfect Score Award, AP Scholar Award

Hobbies/Interests: reading, teaching and playing piano, skiing, traveling abroad and learning about different cultures

College Plans: undecided among UC Irvine, UC San Diego and UC Berkeley

Scholarships: N/A

CdM Experience: Made long-lasting friendships, enjoyed the challenging academic environment, a lot of kind and helpful teachers, many opportunities to get involved in the community, easy to fit in and make friends.