November Youth of the Month | RENTON ROTARY

Rotary members recognize three RSD high school students each month as Youth of the Month.

  • Monday, November 7, 2016 12:38pm
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Rotary members recognize three Renton School District high school students each month as Youth of the Month.

November Rotary Youth of the Month are::

Han Xia

Senior at Hazen High School

Xia holds a 3.9 GPA and is involved in Key Club, National Honor Society, Gordy’s Guides, HOSA, Earth Corps, STEM Club, Math Club, Tennis, Swim and Track. He has received Outstanding Junior Award nomination and Director’s Award for Orchestra. Xia works part time as a tutor at Kumon and volunteers with the University of Washington Medical Center, YMCA and King County Library. He plans to attend the University of Washington to earn a degree in electrical or mechanical engineering and to attain a doctorate in Pharmacy. He hopes to work in the STEM field as a full-time career.

Molly Le

Senior at Lindbergh High School

Le holds a 3.8 GPA and has been involved in Key Club, National Honor Society, Relay for Life, DECA, Swim team and Gymnastics. She has received Honor Roll, National Honor Society, Student of the Month, DECA Member of the Month, and Microsoft Certification in Word, PowerPoint and Excel. She volunteers with the Health Scholar Program at Swedish, Mission of Hope, Vietnamese Martyr’s Parish, Farmers Market and Renton Salvation Army. Le plans to attend a four year university to study biochemistry and economics and would also like to go to medical school. Her current dream is to become an orthopedic surgeon or to hold a career in the medical field

Xiu Hua Wu

Senior at Renton High School

Wu Hua holds a 3.9 GPA and has been involved in National Honor Society, Relay for Life, Tennis, and Renton High Multicultural Show. She has received Henry Moses Honors, Microsoft Office Specialist Master, Spanish Department Award, Most Improved Player, and Tennis Certificate of Participation. After high school, she plans to attend a four year university to earn a degree in business or the health field. Wu hopes to become either a manager or a physician.

After being selected by counselors at each of the district’s three high schools, a selection committee of Rotary members reviews applications and interviews students to identify those who will be selected as Youth of the Month.

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