Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of South Los Angeles County for 2023 is Jina Kang, from Los Angeles.

Jina’s achievements include: Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Gold Key (Critical Essay) • Marlborough Academic Excellence Award (every year) • Marlborough Highest Novice (2020) and JV (2021) debater • Cal Invitational State Debate Tournament Top 8 • Glenbrooks Speech & Debate Nationals Top 25 • Youth America Grand Prix North America Virtual Top 12 • World Ballet Art Competition 3rd place + Finals Invitation • Dance Open America National Bronze Medalist + Scholarship • The Congressional Award Gold Medal • Kidizenship National Speech and Writing Competition Top 10

In addition, Jina’s activities include: Marlborough Debate Captain and Varsity Debater • ECON (Economics club) Founder • Rise High Tutoring Co-Founder • All-School Student Council Community Partnerships Representative • Marat Daukayev School of Ballet Soloist • Jean Ballet School Ballet Instructor Assistant • SCALE (Serving Children A Life Experience) President • SEOUL (School's Korean cultural club) Co-leader • Grace Yoo Campaign Intern and Social Media Ambassador • Canela Dance Photography Model/Ambassador
Rise High Tutoring—teaches children in underserved public schools • Serving Children a Life Experience—taught children in Mexico how to play violin • Jean Ballet—taught younger children in low-income communities ballet safely • Unification of Disabled Latin-Americans—fundraisers and projects to amass money

The Distinguished Young Woman of North Los Angeles County for 2023 is Sabrina Zhang, from Arcadia.

Sabrina’s achievements include: National Speech and Debate East LA Representative • Southern California Debate League State Qualifier Champions • CSU Fullerton 2021 Champion Parliamentary Debate • National Poetry Quarterly: National Winner, Published • SYMF 2020 Cello: 2nd Place • Satori Music Festival Piano 1st Place & Grand Prize Audience Award • Bach Festival Regional Piano Champion • Showstopper: 1st place Contemporary , 4th Overall • George Olah Foundation Fellowship • Conrad Entrepreneurship Challenge International Finalist

In addition, Sabrina’s activities include: Speech & Debate Captain • Girls Who Code Club Founder • Kode With Klossy Scholar and Workshop Instructor • Engineering Club Head of Business • Olympia Youth Orchestra • Dance Program + choreographer for the upper and middle school • Polytechnic School Ambassador Council • Economics Club Council • Director of Finance for the school newspaper: The Paw Print • AgriVision (start-up) an autonomous robot for crop health analysis
Cicero Debate Academy: co-founder, teach middle schoolers s&d skills • Girls Who Code: founder, teach code, create cs-based community service projects • Music Service Club Co-President: playing for hospitals, senior homes, and more • Founder of Baking 626 Nonprofit: fundraised and held bake sales for hospitals • Asian Youth Liberty League:connected community w/ policymakers & representatives

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