Barry and Jang take top Rotary honors for week

Kent-Meridian High School seniors Leigh Barry and Timothy Jang are the Rotary Students of the Week for their achievements in math and science.

  • Tuesday, April 8, 2008 3:21pm
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Kent-Meridian High School seniors Leigh Barry and Timothy Jang are the Rotary Students of the Week for their achievements in math and science.

Barry is the daughter of Jill and Joe Barry.

She says that math and science have always been her favorite subjects. She is currently enrolled in physics and International Baccalaureate Calculus.

She also is involved in club soccer, is captain of girls’ fastpitch softball at KM, and is a member of Link Crew and National Honor Society.

She works at Coldstone Creamery at Kent Station.

After college Barry said she would like to be a high-school math teacher.

Jang is the son of Jean and Suk Jang.

He has had great interest in math and science throughout school. He is enrolled in International Baccalaureate Calculus and IB Biology, and is preparing for an IB diploma. He tutors students in math at Daniel Elementary in Kent, in addition to participating in K-M’s Spanish Club. He also is captain of his school’s judo team.

Jang plans to attend the University of Washington, to major in bioengineering. Eventually, he said, he wants to be an engineer at Apple, Intel or IBM.

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