Xinyi (Cindy) Li

Xinyi (Cindy) Li

Oklahoma School of Science & Mathematics

A Stillwater resident, Li conducts research for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and is a volunteer tutor for El Sistema music program and OSSM. She is a National Merit finalist and recipient of an Oklahoma Governor’s Scholar Award and Westheimer Leadership Award. Li is chapter president of HOSA Future Health Professionals, captain of her National Science Bowl team and a member of the OSSM Foundation Student Board. She enjoys playing violin and rowing. She plans to attend the University of Pennsylvania, studying the biological basis of behavior. Scholarship sponsor: William M. Cameron, American Fidelity Foundation

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