Albert Lea High School standout student

Published 9:00 am Sunday, December 18, 2016

Mai Dang-Huynh

Age: 17

Parents: Kim and Tammy Dang

Where are you from?

Vietnam

Favorite teacher of all time and why?

All of the teachers are my favorite. They all are caring and understanding and do their best to help me succeed.

Favorite book/author:

Raquel J. Palacio’s “Wonder.”

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

Link crew, National Honor Society, Math Club, Chess Club, French Club, Spanish Club, Knowledge Bowl, tennis. I also volunteer at the Salvation Army and St. John’s Lutheran Community.

What do you want to do after high school?

I want to go to college to become a dentist.

What advice would you give to younger students in Albert Lea?

Be kind, be strong, be confident and always willing to take risks. Try new things to discover yourself. Also believe that kindness will win every heart.