Evan Cheng

Caesar Rodney High School

Nomination Statement

“Evan Cheng, son of Yinghong Cheng and Ying Zhang of Magnolia, is an enthusiastic, curious scholar who has taken the most rigorous courses available to him, ranks in the top tier of his class and has been recognized as a National AP Scholar. His leadership roles have included President of several clubs, Captain of the swim team, anchor of a Riders News team, member of two 1st place BPA teams, Insurance Commissioner for Boys State, and Delaware delegate to the Senate Youth Program. Evan plans to further his education at a liberal arts college where he can explore multiple interests.”

“From my parents’ journey of immigration to America to find academic freedom, to the numerous teachers who have constantly dedicated their time and effort to me in and out of the classroom, to the friends who have supported me every step of the way — so many people have brought me to where I am today, and I owe it to them to not only do well, but become a leader to provide others those same opportunities I am given.”