"Helen Huang, of Franklin, was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Massachusetts and awarded $2,300 in cash scholarships, and multiple full- and partial-tuition scholarships during a statewide scholarship program for high school girls held Aug. 13 at Holyoke Community College.
Huang is the daughter of Howard Huang and Shuang Chen, and is a senior at Franklin High School. She was one of six high school senior girls from Massachusetts who earned the chance to participate at the state level after winning their local programs earlier this year.
Participants spent one week staying with local families while participating in life skills workshops in interview, public speaking and college admissions; performing community service and working with young kids, attending receptions in their honor and rehearsing for the showcase at the end of the week."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
|Facebook photo from the Franklin Distinguished Young Woman page|