Ash Hong
Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts

GPA: 4.26

College attending: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Colleges accepted to: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Arkansas, Arkansas Tech

Honors & Achievements: Computer Science Students of Distinction, 2022 Arkansas affiliate winner NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing, fifth place classic division Solar Car Challenge, Student Government Association treasurer, National Honor Society treasurer

Career goal: I want to become a computer science programmer, working on either AI or game development.

Tell us about the teacher, coach or administrator who made a difference in your life: Mrs. Stich has been one of the most supportive figures during my time at ASMSA. She has always been willing to support my endeavors and encourage my ideas. I would not have felt at home at ASMSA without her there, and she is a kind and inspiring figure.