Category: Tiffany

Asian Parties: A Few Words Before College

| August 17, 2013

An article was posted on ThoughCatalog.com by a college-bound girl reflecting on the Chinese-American culture and her upbringing. In many ways she was critical of the value system impressed upon her by her parents and their cultural circles – high academic expectation, peer competition, parental guidance, even the “superfical” nicety of Asian parties  …  As the parent of a girl »

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How to Raise a Harvard Kid?

| June 24, 2013

Our friends have been quizzing us lately on topics of education — how to raise a child who goes to Harvard? Elaine and I finally stumbled onto one plausible answer tonight as we dug through photo collection and memory lanes.   The unofficial answer: bring your kids to Harvard, setting them still in front of »

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Tiffany Featured in South County Times

| June 8, 2013

Tiffany was featured in an article by South County Times

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Tiffany Graduation

| May 28, 2013

Tiffany graduation ceremony on May 28 2013 at SLU Arena

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Tiffany Named U.S. Presidential Scholar

| May 6, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 49th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts. Tiffany is among the two finalists representing Missouri. The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars, appointed by President Obama, selects honored scholars annually based on their academic »

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Final Concert – Solo

| May 3, 2013

Almost a week after winning superior rating for the solo clarinet at Missouri state competition, Tiffany performed the piece to a packed Lindbergh High auditorium for the Spring concert tonight. It is Tiffany’s last concert at Lindbergh.

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Tiffany Joins Havard Class 2017

| April 28, 2013

On the drive home from the Missouri Scholars 100 Award luncheon in Columbia, Tiffany announced her choice of college in Facebook: “Harvard 2017! Watch out Cambridge :)”

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Thomas J Watson Scholarship

| April 25, 2013

We received a letter today from ETS Scholarship & Recognition Programs informing Tiffany that she had been selected as a winner in the Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship Program.

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Tiffany Named National Merit Scholar

| March 31, 2013

A mail arrived today from National Merit Scholarship Corporation informing Tiffany that she had been selected as a winner of the National Merit $2500 Scholarship. The letter concluded: All of us at NMSC hope that named a Merit Scholar designee will be a source of great pride and encouragement to you as you begin the »

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Tiffany – Presidential Scholar Candidate

| January 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

A small package arrived in our mail box today from U.S. Department of Education. Signed by Marina McCarth and Simone Olson, the letter inform Tiffany that she has been named as a candidate in the 2013 United States Presidential Scholars Program. The letter went to to state that “of the nearly 3.2 million high school »

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