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NAME: Thu Ha
HIGH SCHOOL: Kerr High School
ACHIEVEMENTS: Thu is a member of the National Art Honor Society with several awards for her visual art ability, including the Scholastics Art & Writing Award and the TASB Award. After coming to America at a young age, school seemed frightening to Thu, as she was not accustomed to the culture nor did she speak the language. She soon found a passion for visual art as a means to connect to her education and her new situation without the barrier of language. Today Thu excels in the arts and scholastics, competing in art competitions while maintaining a high GPA and, working part time.
GOALS: Thu intends to pursue a degree in chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin. She wants to apply this education in either the medical or engineering field.