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Costa Mesa's brightest

Local students honored at 31st Annual Scholarship Recognition Breakfast Friday morning.

May 17, 2010

School Activities/Clubs: girls’ tennis, girls’ varsity track and field, girls’ cross-country, varsity cheerleading, Make-A-Wish Club, Asian Club

Community: Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Society, Catholic Worker, OC Food Bank, UCI Shade Tree, Santa Ana Zoo, Fairview Park Concerts, Mesa Pride Day, St. John the Baptist Festival, Tet Festival, Project Linus

Honors: National Honors Society, track All-League, Girls’ Varsity Track and Field League Champions, Scholar Athlete, UCLA Scholarship Award Letter, Junior Varsity Track MVP, Track Coaches Award - Sprints, Mustang 4.0 Wall


College Plans: Biochemistry major at UCLA, planning to obtain an M.D. to become a pediatrician


GPA: 4.1

School Activities/Clubs: ASB Publicity/Activities commissioner, president of Recycling Club, Key Club, Asian Club, Karate Club, National Youth Leadership Forum, Girls State delegate, Daughters of the American Revolution, Make-A-Wish Club, National Society of High School Scholars, varsity basketball, vice president of activities for ZOE Academy

Community: Someone Cares Soup Kitchen, city of Costa Mesa Early Childhood Program, Camp Costa Mesa’s Summer program, community service with CMHS Boys & Girls Basketball, 12 units of classes at Orange Coast College and Coastline Community College, medical assistant program with Coastline ROP, work weekends at Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries

Honors: California Scholarship Federation, AP Scholar with Honors, Girls State Delegate

College Plans: Pre-med biology major at Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas, and then medical school at University of Texas at Austin


GPA: 3.9

School Activities/Clubs: Mathematics Engineering Science Assn., Choir

Community: Dental office intern, Street Mission in downtown Los Angeles, church volunteer

Honors: National Honors Society

College Plans: Major in biology at Orange Coast College before transferring to Cal State Fullerton


GPA: 4.1

School Activities/Clubs: National Society of High School Scholars, Make-A-Wish Club, captain varsity swimming, captain varsity water polo, Hitching Post editor, Asian Club, yearbook editor

Community: Newport Beach Fire Department lifeguard training, model at Abercrombie & Fitch, Hoag Hospital candy striper, California State Science Fair, student mentor at Davis Elementary School, NOVA Aquatics Swim Club

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