Jenks High School
Hwang is an Intel International Science and Engineering Fair finalist for his work in breast cancer research through the University of Tulsa. He earned a first-place medal in Medical Health Sciences in the Oklahoma State Science and Engineering Fair and is a National Merit finalist and Advanced Placement Scholar. Hwang plays tennis and is co-president and co-founder of the Jenks Computer Science Club. In the summers, he has apprenticed as a chef at Michelin-starred restaurants in San Francisco. Hwang, whose brother was an All-Stater in 2014, plans to attend Yale University. Scholarship sponsor: The Oxley Foundation Fund, Tulsa Community Foundation
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.