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Language Awards: Two awards of $500 each


To encourage the learning of the Chinese language and culture, $500 each will be awarded by the South Pasadena Chinese-American Club (SPCC) to two senior students in the Chinese-language class at South Pasadena High School.


All seniors who are enrolled in the Chinese-language class for a minimum of one year.

Selection criteria

  1. Submit an essay in Chinese, which can be supplemented in English, explaining why you chose to learn Chinese, and describe your participation in activities that promote Chinese culture. From what you learned, describe what you think is most important, most useful, and most interesting.
  2. Submit your class schoolwork binder, which will be returned to you afterwards.

Award Committee

This committee will consist of five members as appointed by the SPCC Board. The award will be given at the SPHS Senior Awards Night.

Application Procedure

  • The 2017 Application may be printed from the website or obtained from Ms. Emily Chiang, the Chinese-language teacher.
  • Completed applications must be received by Ms. Chiang by April 10, 2017.
Please download application form here.
2010: Jason Gross, Cinyi Zheng
2011: Sean Nang, Patricia Carrillo
2012: Tiffany Chen, Sophia Liu
2013: Eun( Brian) Choe, Jenny Chan
2014: Joong Min Cho (Isabelle Cho), Arthur Puu