MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Hugh Wu, 18prings)
For pretty much all of his academic life, Hugh Wu has kept his nose to the grindstone. He studied hard and his grades are testament to his diligence. The John I. Leonard valedictorian hasn’t seen a B on his report card since his freshmen year. There were two Bs, actually, and they kind of annoyed Wu. He aims for the stars, after all. Straight As are more his style.
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What are your hobbies?
Tennis and video games.
If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be?
My grandparents on my father’s side. They live in China and they have been really supportive of me.
Who is someone who inspired you?
My brother, Bok. Ever since my parents moved to America he helped us a lot with interpretations and adapting to our new life.
What is your favorite childhood memory?
Going to Coney Island with my family.
What do you do when you want to get away from it all?
I just play a lot of video games – and tennis, or listen to music in my room
What do you consider your greatest accomplishment?
Becoming valedictorian of my class.