Language Arts: Lydia Wang

Lydia Wang, Detroit Country Day School, has been honored for her writing by several national organizations. She will attend Harvard College, and is thinking about a career in medicine.

High school: Detroit Country Day School

GPA: 4.0

Parents/guardians: Shaoming Wang and Hong Chen

College you plan to attend: Harvard College

Major: Undecided — currently thinking Biology and English

Career plans: A career related to the medical field

Most influential teacher: Mrs. Beverly Hannett-Price

Achievements:

■ASPA National First Place with Special Merit and Best High School Literary Magazine in Category

■NCTE PRESLM Competition National Superior Rating and Nominated for Highest Award

■Winner of TeenInk Magazine International Annual Fiction Contest

■Four works published in TeenInk print Magazine in Fiction, Editor's Choice Awards

■Scholastic Art Writing Competition Gold Keys, Silver Keys, & Honorable Mentions 2016-2013

■National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Awards in Writing Nominee 2015

■North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad Part II Qualifier 2013

■National Cum Laude Society Paper Competition Nominee 2015