Humboldt Celebration of Excellence

 Eh Blu Htoo

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Eh Blu Htoo

College: Metropolitan State University
Major: Early Childhood Studies

  • National Honor Society
  • TRIO Upward Bound
  • Academy of Information Technology
  • Tennis
 Kpay Htoo

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Kpay Htoo

College: Saint Paul College
Major: Auto Service Technician - AAS Degree

  • Power of You Scholarship
  • Academy of Information Technology
  • JROTC Member and Volunteer
  • TRIO ETS Member

What words of advice would you give incoming freshman?
Turn in work on time

Do homework

Get to know other people you are comfortable with

Be involved in activities

 

 Indira Kharel

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Indira Kharel

College: Hamline University
Major: Biology (Pre-Med)

  • National Honor Society
  • Student Engagement and Advance Board
  • Youth Coordinator for Bhutanese Youth Community

What words of advice would you give incoming freshman?
The opportunities you are given are the same opportunities that millions around the world wish for, take advantage of it. Know the difference between enjoying your youth and destroying your future. Make connections with your teachers, and learn from those who offer to teach.

 Arianna Klotz

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Arianna Klotz

College: Saint Paul College
Major: Psychology

  • National Honor Society
  • Student of the Month
  • Heroes Gate Volunteer
  • Rainbow Club Volunteer

What words of advice would you give incoming freshman?
Throughout the next four years you will be changing, growing and learning more about yourself. Things will get challenging at times but as long as you don't give up and surround yourself with supportive and honest people you will succeed.

 Kaoyer Lee

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Kaoyer Lee

College: University Of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Major: Biology

  • Badminton Team Captain
  • Tennis
  • Minnesota Math League
  • Honor Roll

What words of advice would you give incoming freshman?
Do not procrastinate on your studies. It's better to get your work done and have fun afterwards. Figure out a schedule for better time management. Also try to be involved in the school activities. Join clubs, sports and volunteer. Get to know your teachers and counselors.

 Nang Ya Moan Oo

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Nang Ya Moan Oo

College: University of Southern California or Duke University
Major: Astronautical Engineering

  • USC Trustee Scholarship (full tuition)
  • St. Paul Optimist Club Scholarship
  • TRIO Upward Bound
  • Math Team

What words of advice would you give incoming freshman?
Stay away from College Confidential!

 Andy Thao

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Andy Thao

College: University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Major: Computer Science

  • Wallin Scholarship
  • Humboldt's Raise the Barr scholarship
  • Video Game Coding Club
  • Math Team

What words of advice would you give incoming freshman?
Always be confident. By being confident, you'd become less afraid of tackling problems that you'll inevitably will face. It will make you stronger and better as a person. If you don't know how to be confident, act or fake it. Only you will know, and others will see you as great.

 Yusanat Tway

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Yusanat Tway

College: Undecided
Major: Pre-Law and Psychology

  • Wallin Scholarship
  • Comcast Leaders and Achievers Award
  • JROTC Captain Company Commander
  • Saint Paul Youth Commission Co-Chair

What words of advice would you give incoming freshman?
Life is short and unpredictable so you must live life to the fullest. This is not for a recipe of recklessness but a recipe to give your all in everything you do and to always strive to be the best version of yourself.

 Soua Yang

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Soua Yang

College: St. Olaf College
Major: Computer Science

  • Wallin Education Partners Scholarship
  • Video Game Design Club
  • Comptia A+ Certificate
  • Volunteer at FreeGeek

What words of advice would you give incoming freshman?
Freshmen should start building up their college resume early. Don’t do too much, just enough to handle. Academics are important but you should make sure that you have friends and enjoy high school since you’re only there for 4 years.

 Vue Vang

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Vue Vang

College: University of Minnesota - Duluth
Major: Pre-Law

  • Dell Scholarship
  • Wallin Scholarship
  • U-Promise Scholarship
  • IT Helpdesk Intern

What words of advice would you give incoming freshman?
Life isn't rainbows and unicorns, but school definitely is. Take that precious time you have to prepare for the real world and don't take the discouraging words of others. Remember that YOU will decide your own future.