2009 Bay Area Council Scholars Announced

Congratulations to the 2009 Bay Area Council Scholars! The Bay Area Council Scholarship Program has had the benefit of receiving incredible and diverse applicants from every county of the Bay Area. We would like to thank our dedicated Scholarship Committee for their help in selecting the 10 most qualified students from an outstanding pool of applicants.

We are proud to present the 2009 class of Bay Area Council Scholars, another amazing group of students who have demonstrated strong potential to succeed despite the odds, and a passion for giving back to their communities. Click on their names or photos below to learn more about them.

Betty Kwan
College: U.C. Davis
Hometown: El Sobrante
High School: De Anza High School
Career Goal: Undecided
Jordan Potts
College: Stanford University
Hometown: Vallejo
High School: Mare Island Technology Academy
Career Goal: Forensic Psychology
Gayathri Ramanathan
College: U.C. Davis
Hometown: Fremont
High School: Irvington High School
Career Goal: Pediatrician
Norma Karina Rubio
College: U.C. Berkeley
Hometown: San Leandro
High School: Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy
Career Goal: Academic Counselor
Elisa Sunga
College: U.C. Berkeley
Hometown: Antioch
High School: Pittsburg High School
Career Goal: International Business/Foreign Exchange Specialist
Ka Yan (Michelle) Tam
College: U.C. Davis
Hometown: San Francisco
High School: Abraham Lincoln High School
Career Goal: Dentist, Orthodontist
Norman Yau
College: U.C. Berkeley
Hometown: Alameda
High School: Encinal High School
Career Goal: Business Administration, Entrepreneur, Financial Analyst
Alejandro Zepeda
College: University of San Francisco
Hometown: Oakland
High School: Lighthouse Community Charter High School
Career Goal: Financial Analyst, Strategic Consultant
Ina Zheng
College: U.C. Berkeley
High School: Berkeley High School
Career Goal: Medical Physician
Christopher Zhou
College: Santa Clara University
Hometown: San Jose
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Career Goal: Public Administrator, Non-profit Management
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