- Student: Amanda Chow
- School: North Reading High School
- Class/grade: 2013
- Award: Harvard Prize Book Award
Andover, Mass., May 24, 2012 – Carol Reid, Harvard Club of Andover Board Director, announces the presentation of the Harvard Prize Book this year to Amanda Chow of North Reading High School, North Reading, MA.
Amanda Chow has been an outstanding student at North Reading High School. She has earned an impressive GPA while completing a rigorous sequence of courses. Just recently, Amanda’s impressive academic achievements helped her get inducted into North Reading High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society. Outside of the classroom, Amanda has maintained commitments to
several of North Reading High School’s student organizations and has participated in a variety of community service related activities. North Reading High School nominated Amanda for, and she received, the Gold Level Presidential Volunteer Service Award for completing more than two hundred and fifty hours of community service.
The Harvard Prize Book is awarded to the outstanding student in the Junior year who displays excellence in scholarship and high character, combined with outstanding personal achievement in other fields. The winners of this Award, through their intelligence and variety of personal
achievement, exemplify Harvard’s commitment to excellence.
The Harvard Prize Book winner is selected by the high school’s faculty and guidance counselors. It is presented by a member of the Harvard Club of Andover and is sponsored by Enterprise Bank which is headquartered in
The Harvard Prize Book Award was established by Harvard Alumni in 1910 as part of an effort to identify talented
young students and to attract their attention to the unique educational opportunities at Harvard.
In the Program’s first years, the Harvard Prize Book was awarded at only a handful of schools in the New England
area. Today, the Harvard Prize Book Award is presented in more than 1,900 schools around the world.
The Harvard Club of Andover welcomes new members who are graduates of all Harvard University schools, faculty members or administrative staff. For more information about the Harvard Club of Andover, visit our website http://harvardclubofandover.com/ or contact Richard Soo Hoo, President, at 978-470-2293 or email@example.com.