Congratulations to 2016 Future Leaders Award Scholarship Winners!

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NAAAP Boston’s Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce this year’s  Future Leaders Scholarship Award Winners. These three students demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the Asian American community as a whole. Here are the winners:
Tina Huang
 Tina Huang 
2016 Richard and Chou Lee Future Leader Award

Tina Huang is currently a senior at Boston Latin School. She is Vice President of Boston Latin School Connect, welcoming new students and incoming freshman and supporting their transition to high school. Tina is also a member of the National Honors Society, Asian Students in Action, and  WolfPack Volunteers.  Outside school, she also serves as student ambassador for Americans Promoting Studying Abroad where she promotes student exchange programs between the US and China.  She is very involved with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center where she worked as a front desk assistant. Tina also serves on the organization’s Youth Advisory Group and worked on a campaign raising awareness of on critical issues including healthy eating/life style and air pollution in Chinatown. Her goal is to create a bridge between Chinatown and the larger Boston community.


Cindy TaoCindy Tao 

2016 MassMutual Future Leader Award

Cindy Tao is currently a senior at Boston Latin Academy. Her goal is to be a child psychologist because she loves being around kids. She works at VIETAID, first as a tutor and now as a teaching assistant in teaching math to elementary school students. In addition, Cindy taught Vietnamese American history at VIETAID’s summer enrichment program to 6-8 year old students. She also volunteered at St. Joseph Rehab and Nurse Care Center. At Boston Latin Academy, she is Editor of the Yearbook Committee, and Chief of Staff of Student Government. In addition, she is Vice President of the Asian Student Association Club where she helped put together “Asian Night” which showcases diversity within the Asian culture.


Lincey ShenLincy Shen 

2016 Liberty Mutual Future Leader Award 

Lincy Shen is currently a senior at North Quincy High School. She is president of the Math Club. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society, Science Olympiad, and Academic Decathalon. Lincy also played on the Girls Junior Varsity Tennis Team. Outside school, Lincy volunteered at Quincy Asian Resources Inc. and Uplift Afterschool Program. She currently works on the Youth Staff at the Chinese Progressive Association where she led and planned the Chinatown Library campaign.  Her goal is to build her own language skills and help new immigrants by providing translations and financial literacy.


NAAAP Boston’s Future Leaders Award Scholarships will be handed out on May 21st, 2016.