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Vinh Nguyen, Klein Oak High Top 10 – Senior Spotlight

Vinh Nguyen, Klein Oak High Top 10 – Senior Spotlight

Vinh Nguyen is a Klein Oak Panther powerhouse! This top 10 Senior has proven he is ready to succeed in all avenues of life after high school. 

Vinh excels in both academics and extracurricular activities. Some of these he’s been involved in including the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team, Mu Alpha Theta/ Math Team, Computer Science National Honor Society, University Interscholastic League (UIL), HP Code Wars, and DECA.

Positions he has held within these organizations include FRC Team Programming Lead, Mu Alpha Theta Vice President, Computer Science National Honor Society President, Klein Oak Mu Alpha Theta Tutor, and the ‘When We All Vote’ Voter Registration Team Co-lead. 

He is no stranger to winning awards and accolades during his academic career. These include being a Dean’s List State Qualifier for the First Robotics Competition, being a 4-time state qualifier and international qualifier for DECA, National AP Scholar, and an IB Diploma candidate. 

Vinh’s volunteer efforts include SAT tutoring and political-based volunteering.

“Klein ISD has been terrific! The district offers so many wonderful resources ranging from plentiful advanced coursework to amazing extracurricular opportunities,” said Vinh Nguyen. “I am more than grateful to have been with Klein for my entire high school career; to have been in such an awesome and supportive community of teachers, peers, and staff is something I forever cherish.”

After graduation, Vinh plans to attend Princeton University to major in Physics with minors in Applications of Computing and Values and Public Life, then later pursue either a Physics Ph.D.or enter law school.

Vinh, your commitment to innovation and education truly amazes us! Your accolades are only a peek into all that you will accomplish in the future!

The Class of 2021 is filled with amazing, well-rounded scholars. Stay tuned as we continue to celebrate our Top 10 students from each high school over the course of the next few wee


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