The Seattle International District Rotary Club awarded Victoria Vong and Shen Yao, high school seniors, $2,000 educational scholarships. The Seattle International District Rotary Club is committed to higher education and since 1988 has supported local graduating seniors.
Victoria will graduate from Garfield High School in June, where she has carried a 3.95 GPA. She plans to attend Seattle University and major in policy. Her goal is to have a career in a non-profit organization focusing on pathways to change.
Besides her academic achievements, Victoria has volunteered at Jefferson Community Center and Vietnamese organizations.
Shen will graduate from Cleveland High School in June, where he has carried a 4.0 GPA. He plans to attend the University of Washington where he will pursue a degree in the field of engineering. His ultimate goal is to work in aerospace or computer engineering.
In addition to his classroom achievements, Shen volunteers as a tutor for Team Read and at his high school. (end)