Peninsula College students Alicia Beck and Tu Lisa Hoang were honored as members of the 2017 All-Washington Academic Team at South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia on March 23.
The ceremony recognizes top scholars from community and technical colleges from all over the state.
Beck is pursuing her Associate of Arts degree, with plans to obtain a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She has interest in creating a program that will help young people cope with traumatic experiences and to do work to improve the educational system. She is the director of marketing for the Peninsula College Associate Student Council and is active member of Phi Theta Kappa. Beck also works as a tutor and volunteers in the community.
Hoang is pursuing her AA honors degree with plans to obtain master’s degree in international relations. She also is considering law school. Her goal is to have a career in diplomatic affairs and to empower women and children in developing countries. She is a student ambassador at Peninsula College, a tutor, and created the IMPACT club on campus, for students wanting to make a positive impact on the campus and the community. Hoang also is active with PTK and other student and community activities.