Lychou Phey

July 3rd, 2013 · No Comments
Lychou PheyLychou Phey 2013 Alafi Family High Hopes Scholar University of California, Riverside Lychou came to the US from Cambodia in the ninth grade and is part of the student senate at Berkeley High representing English learners. She has been a teacher assistant for middle school students through the YouthWorks program and also participated in the R.I.S.E. afterschool program.  Lychou is the first person in her family to attend high school and college. She hopes to become a teacher. “She has grown into a confident young woman who can communicate easily in English with anyone and she wasn’t able to do that as a freshman. She is able to express the sophistication of her thinking now when speaking and in writing.” Heidi Ramirez-Weber, EL Lead Teacher, BHS “Determined, focused, kind, polite, self-reliant.” Angela Price, BHS College Adviser