Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Corona del Mar

April 27, 2013

Troy Bolus

GPA: 4.5

School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club

Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation

Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11

Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing, founded College Peg-Com

College Plans: UCLA


Scholarships: none

CdM Experience: Loved it!


Valerie Chang

GPA: 4.91

School Activities/Clubs: 15 APs, Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra with BYU, World Love Organization (president), National Honor Society, softball, cross-country

Community: Someone Cares Soup Kitchen, playing piano at senior citizen housing with MSSL, charity trips to orphanages in Peru, Mexico, Cambodia and Vietnam

Awards/Honors: second-degree black belt in kung fu, gold and silver medalist in international kung fu competition in China, certificate of merit Level 10 in piano, National AP Scholar, third-place team for Chemistry Olympiad

Hobbies/Interests: hiking, reading, traveling, stargazing

College Plans: Stanford University

Scholarships: UC Berkeley Regents

CdM Experience: It's been a great six years! Thank you for the encouragement and support that set me on the right path to greater success. I am proud to be a CdM student and I hope in the future CdM will be proud of me.


Sophia Chen

GPA: 4.69

School Activities/Clubs: varsity tennis, National Honor Society board member and project coordinator, UNICEF Club vice president, four years of Academic Decathlon, Junior Statesmen of America, AP World History, AP Calculus BC, AP U.S. History, AP English Language, AP French Language, AP Chemistry, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Economics, AP Art History, AP English Literature, AP Physics

Community: Newport Beach Public Library Summer Reading Program volunteer, Irvine Chinese School volunteer, peer tutoring, AP World essay grader, community piano recitals, assistant piano teacher

Awards/Honors: National Merit Scholarship finalist, AP Scholar with Distinction, California Scholarship Federation all semesters, ACS Award for AP Chemistry, participated in first year and second year Chemistry Olympiads sophomore and junior year, CdM Academic Letter with Honors, Principal's Honor Roll all semesters, Coach's Award for tennis senior year, All-County Second Team, PCL Sportsmanship Award, JV League Singles Champion sophomore year, various medals including first in math for Academic Decathlon, piano certificate of merit Advanced Level with Honors, Panel Competition Senior

Hobbies/Interests: origami

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