Edmond Memorial High School
Zhang is a National Merit finalist, Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction and a Presidential Scholar Candidate. He is a state semifinalist and national qualifier with the VEX Robotics team and participates in StellarXplorers. He was a member of a Lemelson-MIT Foundation InvenTeams group, which received $10,000 for research to create solutions to a current problem. Zhang plays trombone and baritone in the marching and symphonic bands. He volunteers as a summer school algebra and geometry teacher and with HOPE Center. Zhang plans to study aerospace engineering at Texas A&M University. Scholarship sponsor: OGE Energy Corp.
For our televised Academic Awards Tribute, we asked Academic All-Staters to submit a brief video introducing themselves and an honored teacher that they had planned to invite to the Academic Awards Banquet. Each student recognizes an honored teacher who has had a profound impact on his or her life.