Bridge City, Texas, October 9, 2018 – The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the October Student of the Month for Orangefield High School is Jennifer Tsan.  Jennifer was presented his certificate and gift bag by Bridge City Chamber Ambassador Heather Evans, Damsel in Defense pro, at the October coffee hosted by Complete Staffing.  She received gift certificates and gifts from:  COS Printing, Wellspring Credit Union, Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City, Sabine Federal Credit Union, Sabine River Ford, Complete Staffing, Neches Federal Credit Union, Bridge City Bank, Bridge City Walmart, Best Day Spa, Balancing Life Staffing Solutions, Las Rosas Mexican Restaurant, and Elizabeth’s Hidden Treasures.

 

Jennifer is the daughter of Phuong La and Pau Tsan.  She has a GPA of 4.89 and is ranked 2 of 116.  Jennifer’s awards and honors include:

 

  • Rotary Youth Leadership Award
  • Girl’s State Participant
  • Consecutive Houston Livestock and Rodeo Art contest gold medalist (2017, 2018)
  • SE Texas State Fair YMBLA Art contest 3rd Place Ribbon

 

Jennifer’s clubs and organizations include:

  • Varsity Tennis
  • Interact President
  • Student Council Vice President
  • TAFE member
  • UIL Academics (Computer Science, Number Sense, and Calculator.)
  • Code Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Robotics
  • National Honor Society
  • Art Club

 

Jennifer volunteers at the Southeast Texas Food Bank every Family and Senior Box Day.

Misty Bellard, Technology Teacher, said, “Jennifer Tsan is an outstanding student. I have been lucky enough to get to know her both in the classroom and through her UIL Academic participation. She enjoys learning which makes her an ideal student. I know Jennifer will accomplish so many great things.”

 

Bridget Trawhon, Interact Sponsor, said, “Jennifer Tsan currently serves as OHS Interact Club president.  I have had the privilege of working with her for four years in Interact.  Jenny is a quiet leader but productive; she takes care of business and maintains excellent grades.  Jenny also juggles other extra curricular activities and holds a part time job.  She is an outstanding individual and I know her future is bright!”

 

Jennifer plans to attend the University of Houston, Lamar University, or the University of Texas to obtain a bachelor’s degree in computer science. She then hopes to work as a software engineer and become an active member of the Water Project organization.

 

Pictured left to right: Principal Zach Quinn, Heather Evans, Phuong La, Jennifer Tsan, Pau Tsan, and Counselor Crissa Bonnin.