Renton Rotary Club Youth of the Month for October
October 19, 2012 · 11:13 AM
Renton Rotary has selected their Youth of the Month for October.
• Vicki Tang is senior at Hazen High School.
She holds a 4.0 grade point average. Tang has been involved in Associated Student Body, as secretary, Stem Club, as president and secretary, Diversity Club, Key Club, National Honor Society, cross country, as captain, track & field and chamber orchestra. She has received junior varsity letters in cross country and track, honor roll, AP Scholar, Ignite Award, Spirit of the Highlander, and Outstanding Junior Award. Tang volunteers with the University of Washington Medical Center. She hopes to attend a four-year undergraduate program majoring in biology or math and would like to continue on to medical school where she can achieve her dream of becoming a doctor.
• Chi Ta is a senior at Lindbergh High School.
She holds a 3.5 GPA. Ta has been a member Distributive Education Clubs of America, as president, Future Business Leaders of America, Key Club, Associated Student Body officer positions, Ignite Mentoring, International Club, and National Honor Society. Ta has received DECA National first place, FBLA award for public speaking and first place in a Boeing writing contest. She volunteers with the Vietnamese School in Seattle as a teachers assistant. She hopes to attend Western Washington University or Seattle University to study business and marketing. Ta would like to one day join the marketing team for either Boeing or Microsoft.
• Jordan Bowens is a senior at Renton High School.
He holds a 3.5 GPA. Bowen is involved with Key Club, as vice president, student council officer positions, National Honor Society and drama club. He has received Outstanding Jazz Musician, Outstanding Delegate, Evergreen Boys State, honor roll, and Outstanding Junior Award. Bowen has volunteered with Relay For Life and Key Club. He plans to attend Columbia University, Vassar, Syracuse or New York University to earn a degree in English. Bowen aspires to become a high school English teacher and hopes to work his way up to becoming a superintendent and possibly working in Washington, D.C. with the Department of Education.
Rotary members recognize three Renton School District high school students each month as Youth of the Month. The award is given to students who possess leadership abilities, maintain a good grade point average, participate in school activities and volunteer in their community.