2023 Award of Excellence: Malakai Yang, Tartan High School

Malakai Yang

Award of Excellence Characteristic: Achievement, Community, Courage, Integrity

Nominated by: Ethan

Parent/Guardian: Chang Yang and May Vang

Schools Attended: Community School of Excellence and Farnsworth Aerospace Elementary Schools, Skyview Middle School, Tartan Senior High School

High School Experience: Tartan has been a great experience, from the diversity down to the teachers and students.

Future Plans: I plant to go to Century College for the Biology Transfer Pathway.

Mentor and Why Selected: Erin Bell has helped me become a better athlete as well as a better person. She has pushed me to the best of my abilities, and helped me to become a good teammate. Even on my lows she helped demonstrate that I can push through and become the best version of myself.