Benton has been active in Ethnic Forum, a campus race-relations group. He has led classroom discussions and served as the group's link to classes whose members have limited English abilities. He enjoys sailing, rock climbing and golf.
Benton, a resident of Costa Mesa, has a 4.1 grade-point average and plans to attend Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.
FOOTHILL HIGH SCHOOL
For the Record
Los Angeles Times Monday June 14, 1993 Orange County Edition View Part E Page 3 Column 3 View Desk 2 inches; 69 words Type of Material: Correction
The wrong photograph ran with an article about Lindsay Amsberry of Fullerton Union High School in Thursday's edition. Amsberry was among students recognized in Salute to Seniors '93 for their accomplishments and leadership. Amsberry finished first academically in her class and was also on the school's cross-country, track and soccer teams. She is a full diploma candidate in the International Baccalaureate Program. Amsberry, a resident of Fullerton, plans to attend Brown University.
PHOTO: Lindsay Amsberry
Stacey, who ranks first academically in her class of 284, is a National Merit Scholar and a Society of Women Engineers Outstanding Junior Math/Science student. She is also a dancer--tap, ballet and jazz--and has choreographed youth musicals.
A member of the Academic Decathlon team, Saddleback Math team and California Scholarship Federation, she is also affiliated with school Spanish, Art and New Life clubs.
She was Foothill's nominee for the Robert Byrd Merit Scholarship, and has attended the Yale University Summer Session.
Stacey is Youth Fellowship president at her church and a volunteer with Assisteens of Tustin.
A resident of Santa Ana, she plans to attend Williams College in Massachusetts and major in math and science.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Michael is a Distinguished Scholar at Fountain Valley High School and has won numerous awards for his piano playing. He speaks Japanese, Korean and Spanish.
He was honored at his school for leading back to life a volunteer service club. As president of the Key Club in his junior year, Michael turned the club from an inactive organization into a dynamic one. He served as the club's activities director in his senior year.
"Mike is the type of student who is constantly challenging himself," school officials said. "He will always give as much as he receives. He is self-determined, self-reliant and strongly self-motivated."
Michael, a resident of Fountain Valley, will graduate fourth in a class of 679. He plans to attend Harvard University and major in psycho-biology.
FULLERTON UNION HIGH SCHOOL
Lindsay was not only her school's mascot, performing at pep rallies and athletic events, she managed to stay No. 1 academically in her class. Despite her academic schedule, Lindsay is a top runner and participated on the school's cross-country, track and soccer teams. She was voted the cross-country
team's most valuable runner and served as team captain.
Her school activities included National Honor Society president, a life member of the California Scholarship Federation and Big F Club and French Club member. She is a full diploma candidate in the International Baccalaureate Program.
Lindsay, a resident of Fullerton, has a 4.70 grade-point average. She has not yet decided which college she will attend.
GARDEN GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
Hanh Doan Vu
Hanh, who came to the United States in 1978 as a political refugee from Vietnam, ranks third in her class and has been named salutatorian. In addition to being a top student, Hanh is an accomplished athlete. For the past four years, she has played varsity badminton and tennis.
She is editor of the school newspaper and has held leadership positions in the California Scholastic Federation. She is a member of the Key Club, National Honor Society, Science Club and Chinese Club.
Hanh plays piano and flute and dries and arranges flowers as a hobby.
A resident of Garden Grove, she plans to attend UC San Diego and major in biology and journalism.
HERITAGE CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL
Alan has in his four years at Heritage Christian proven himself a leader on the athletic field and among his peers. Elected senior class president and junior class vice president, Alan was also sports editor for the school paper.
He planned many fund-raisers for his class and organized and ran the hot lunch program, said senior class adviser Nancy Wilson.
A baseball card collector, Alan is an avid athlete, with spots on the varsity football and basketball teams. He made the All-Academy League team for both sports and was named the Express League MVP.
Alan, a resident of Anaheim, plans to attend UCLA and pursue a degree in print journalism.
HUNTINGTON BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
Stephen has pursued interests in sports, science and literature. He has received top campus academic awards for his mastery of U.S. history, English composition, Spanish, calculus, physics and biological sciences.
He played volleyball for four years, including membership on this year's championship team, and basketball his freshman and sophomore years. He is a member of the California Scholarship Federation, was co-editor of Highlights, the student paper, and an editor for the campus literary magazine.
Last summer he received a research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to write about the influence of Edgar Allan Poe on Herman Melville, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Jules Verne. He was a National Merit Scholar finalist.
His interests include travel, music, reading and sports.
Stephen, who has a 4.48 overall grade-point average, plans to attend Harvard University in the fall.