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星期五, 4月 29, 2016

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NAAAP Boston Announces 2016 Future Leader Award Winners

BOSTON, MA - The National Association of Asian American Professionals Boston Chapter (NAAAP Boston) is proud to announce that Tina Huang, Cindy Tao, and Lincy Shen are the three winners of the 2016 NAAAP Boston Future Leader Award which includes the Richard and Chou Lee Future Leader Award, the MassMutual Future Leader Award, and the Liberty Mutual Future Leader Award. 

Each student will receive a $5,000 scholarship award at the NAAAP Boston Scholarship Awards Luncheon on May 21st. The celebration will be held at Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge from 11:30am to 1:30pm. 

This year, NAAAP Boston is excited to have Nina Liang, City Councilor of Quincy, join us as the featured speaker. Nina is the first Chinese American to be elected to the city's public office and we are honored to have a leader who strongly represents the Asian American community speak at the luncheon. 
NAAAP Boston’s Future Leader Award is the premier scholarship for Asian American high school students in the Greater Boston area. With the purpose of aspiring leaders in the Asian American community, this scholarship awards outstanding students based on their academic achievements, extracurricular involvement, community service, work experience, financial circumstances and leadership potential. Since the inception of the Future Leader Award in 1987, the NAAAP Boston has awarded over $150,000 to 80 high school seniors.

About the Three Future Leader Award Winners
Tina Huang 
2016 Richard and Chou Lee Future Leader Award 
Tina Huang is currently a senior at Boston Latin School. She is Vice President of Boston Latin School Connect, welcoming new students and incoming freshman and supporting their transition to high school. Tina is also a member of the National Honors Society, Asian Students in Action, and  WolfPack Volunteers.  Outside school, she also serves as student ambassador for Americans Promoting Studying Abroad where she promotes student exchange programs between the US and China.  She is very involved with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center where she worked as a front desk assistant. Tina also serves on the organization’s Youth Advisory Group and worked on a campaign raising awareness of on critical issues including healthy eating/life style and air pollution in Chinatown. Her goal is to create a bridge between Chinatown and the larger Boston community. 

Cindy Tao 
2016 MassMutual Future Leader Award 
Cindy Tao is currently a senior at Boston Latin Academy. Her goal is to be a child psychologist because she loves being around kids. She works at VIETAID, first as a tutor and now as a teaching assistant in teaching math to elementary school students. In addition, Cindy taught Vietnamese American history at VIETAID’s summer enrichment program to 6-8 year old students. She also volunteered at St. Joseph Rehab and Nurse Care Center. At Boston Latin Academy, she is Editor of the Yearbook Committee, and Chief of Staff of Student Government. In addition, she is Vice President of the Asian Student Association Club where she helped put together “Asian Night” which showcases diversity within the Asian culture. 

Lincy Shen 
2016 Liberty Mutual Future Leader Award 
Lincy Shen is currently a senior at North Quincy High School. She is president of the Math Club. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society, Science Olympiad, and Academic Decathalon. Lincy also played on the Girls Junior Varsity Tennis Team. Outside school, Lincy volunteered at Quincy Asian Resources Inc. and Uplift Afterschool Program. She currently works on the Youth Staff at the Chinese Progressive Association where she led and planned the Chinatown Library campaign.  Her goal is to build her own language skills and help new immigrants by providing translations and financial literacy.