|High School:||Victoria Park C.I.|
Research and STEM activities
Participated in month-long program known as SHAD Valley 2017 to find a way to reduce Canadians' individual carbon footprint...Worked with a team of 11 and designed a cellulose-based biodegradable water bottle cap with the goal of reducing plastic use and thus carbon extraction...Pitched the idea to local business people...FIRST Robotics electronics team captain.
Prior to Caltech
Victoria Park Athlete of the Month, June 2017...Seventh-place in Javelin regionals...DECA Ontario runner-up in Sports and Entertainment Team Marketing 2017, top-12 in Team Entrepreneurship 2018...Ontario Vocal Festival Leadership Award 2017...ARCT Performer's in Piano, Top 25-percent in nation-wide Waterloo Math Contests in three straight years...Canadian Open Math Contest Performance with Honours...MAC Online Physics Contest Honourable Mention.
Daughter of George and Chrstine Zhang...Has one twin sister Jinghong...Avid piano player and can play most pop songs by ear...Also plays cello, drum set, double bass, ukulele, guitar and recorder using only her nose...Makes very good tiramisu.