|Screen grab of Angelina Zhang learning that |
she has won the West Coast Regional
Angelina is participating remotely from a location in British Columbia. Sponsored by the Vancouver, BC Optimist Club, she won the PNW District Optimist International contest on April 30 and secured a $2,500 scholarship. Her win in the regional contest held June 23 has earned her an additional $5,000 scholarship. In the finals, she will compete against eight other regional winners for an additional $15,000 scholarship prize.
The students competing in the finals are:
- Northeast & Great Lakes Region - Sean Domencic, Atlantic Central District
- Southeast Region - Justice Hill, South Carolina District
- Mid-Atlantic Region - William Zupp, North Carolina West District
- Middle America Region - Cameron Tyler, East Missouri District
- Great Plains Region - Grant Caldwell, Southern Wisconsin District
- Southwest Region - Dawt Sung, North Texas District
- West Coast Region - Angelina Zhang, Pacific Northwest District
- St. Lawrence Region - Maryme Auger, Quebec Central District
- Global Region - Pallovi Romen, Belize
To watch the finals, please go to http://www.optimist.org/stream.cfm, 8:00 a.m. PST, June 24, 2016.