Andrew will be going to the U of W in Bothell. He plans to study communications with public health or business administration. As a Filipino-American, he wants to increase the presence of people of color in the newsroom and in the profession of journalism.
His school activities included being Senior Class President, Filipino Club president, lead anchor and reporter Cleveland Publications, Cleveland Singsations Choir (co-founder/ Officer) and CHS PTSA student representative. He has also received multiple honors for his journalism and video broadcasting work.
While pursuing his studies, he received many accolades for his leadership and organization skills, his drive to get better at all things, and his compassion and humility.
He steps up when he sees a need whether helping secure auction items or organizing the journalism program’s processes. His recommendation letters proclaimed his character and ethics.
Andrew’s community-oriented activities have included teacher assistant, St. Edward School volunteer, food distributer at a food bank, and a food sorter and packager for Food Lifeline.
He was an altar server at church, a singer/guitarist in a multicultural choir, and a musician for Ana AHanu ‘L Ku’uleialoha.
The CHS alumni association is proud to support his academic pursuits.