Bay Area Taiwanese American Community Scholarship
2014 Scholarship Recipients
These recipients were awarded at the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival happening on Saturday, May 10 at Union Square, San Francisco.
Alicia Chang, Mission San Jose High School, Class of 2014. Alicia will be attending Case Western Reserve University as a Business major. She is a founder of the Discover Taiwan by Fremont Taiwan School: Library Program and the president of her high school Junior Taiwanese American Student Association chapter.
Leona Chen, James Logan High School, Class of 2014. Leona will be attending Washington University in St. Louis – Olin Business School as an International Relations & Economics major. She is involved in the Mandarin and Taiwanese program at Fremont Taiwan School and involved in various Taiwanese American Federation of Northern California events.
Susanna Lee, Saratoga High School, Class of 2014. Susanna will be attending the University of California, San Diego as a Chemistry major. She is a teacher’s assistant at the Wisdom Culture and Education Organization folk art summer camp, and worked as a Mandarin Translator for visiting doctors on behalf of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford.
2013 Scholarship Recipients
These recipients were awarded at the Opening Ceremony of the 2013 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival happening on Saturday, May 11 at Union Square, San Francisco, around noon. Corrina Chang, Granada High School, Class of 2013. Corrina will be attending Dartmouth College as a Music and Neuroscience double major. She is involved in the East Bay Formosan United Methodist Church and was a missionary for the I Love Taiwan Mission. Cindy Wu, Milpitas High School, Class of 2013. Cindy will be attending Cornell University as a Biology and Society major. She is involved as a volunteer for the Taiwanese School at the Taiwanese American Center in San Jose and serves as an English teacher to Taiwanese elderly at Evergreen Academy, as well as an active member of the Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church. Evaline Ju, Saratoga High School, Class of 2013. Evaline will be attending Carnegie Mellon University as a Electrical and Computer Engineering major. She volunteered for the Chinese American Abacus Association booth at festivals. She also helps with AID, a program to teach English to elementary school students in rural areas of Taiwan. Patrick Chenglo, Dougherty Valley High School, Class of 2013. Patrick will be attending the University of California Berkeley as a Computer Science major. He is involved in the East Bay Formosan United Methodist Church. He also serves as Junior Taiwanese American Student Association (JTASA) club president and as a Taiwanese American Citizens League – Leading Youth Forward (TACL-LYF) camp counselor. Vincent Meng, Mission San Jose High School, Class of 2013. Vincent will be attending the University of California Santa Cruz as a Biology major. He is involved with the Taiwanese and Chinese American Athletic Tournament (TCAAT) and Wisdom Cultural and Education Organization (WCEO).