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Rising Star: Daniels Scholar Thong Phung aspires to support community through ethical medicine

Rising Star: Daniels Scholar Thong Phung aspires to support community through ethical medicine

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By Brenda Velasquez About Thong Phung School: William C. Hinkley High Hometown: Aurora, CO Involvements: Youth Leadership Academy (YLA), an Asian Pacific Development Center youth group program funded by the Asian Pacific American Bar

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Rising Star: Travis Kiatoukaysi uses the domino effect to make change

Rising Star: Travis Kiatoukaysi uses the domino effect to make change

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By Allison Riley, Asian Avenue magazine Ethnicity Hmong School University of Colorado at Boulder Hometown Denver, Colorado Involvements Asian Unity, Hmong Student Association of Colorado, Korean American Students at Boulder, Vietnamese Students Association, CollaborAsian,

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Rising Star: Andrew Yeh, Youth Role Model

Rising Star: Andrew Yeh, Youth Role Model

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Ethnicity: Chinese-American Hometown: Denver, Colorado Involvements: Colorado Asian Pacific Youth Association (CAPYA), Asian Student Alliance, Heritage Camp for Adoptive Families – Chinese Heritage Camps, OCA Quote Andrew lives by: “Go big or go home.”

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Rising Star: Thoa Nguyen, Forever Influential

Rising Star: Thoa Nguyen, Forever Influential

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By Allison Riley | Asian Avenue magazine Ethnicity: Vietnamese-American Hometown: Denver, CO! Involvements: President, Southwest Union of Vietnamese Student Associations (SWUVSA); Project [You]nique, a personal project promoting diversity and understanding Quote she lives by: “Our lives

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Rising Star: Feyone La, A Humble Student Leader

Rising Star: Feyone La, A Humble Student Leader

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For Feyone La, high school is more than academic success and socializing. There is an educational experience not found in the classroom, but gained through extracurricular activities. A senior at Rangeview High School, La

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Rising Star: Victoria Lam as a proponent for identity discovery

Rising Star: Victoria Lam as a proponent for identity discovery

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By: Allison Riley, Asian Avenue magazine The underlying conflict of being Asian American involves “switching” between multiple identities, as described by Victoria Lam. A second-year International Business student at University of Denver, Lam experienced this

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Rising Star: A young leader that stands out amongst the rest

Rising Star: A young leader that stands out amongst the rest

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By: Allison Riley, Asian Avenue magazine Vanessa Teck is a woman who wears many hats. A Cambodian-American fourth year student at University of Denver (DU), Teck, 21, is studying a double major in Intercultural

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Rising Star: Aaron Porras finds support in college community

Rising Star: Aaron Porras finds support in college community

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By: Allison Riley, Asian Avenue magazine intern College is both a time of self-development and a time to embrace cultural identities. For Aaron Porras, 21, a mechanical engineering student at University of Colorado at

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Rising Star: Luna Ly recognized for leadership, service and academics

Rising Star: Luna Ly recognized for leadership, service and academics

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Luna Ly – Senior, Westminster High School, Westminster, Colorado By: Hannah Smythe, Alexander Hamilton Friends Association Luna Ly, a student at Westminster High School has received the national Alexander Hamilton Citizenship Achievement Award for superior citizenship and

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