Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsJedidiah Yueh
IN THE NEWS

Jedidiah Yueh

MORE STORIES ABOUT:
FEATURED ARTICLES
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1992 | ROSE APODACA
A Bart Simpson poster bearing the title "Underachiever" hangs in Jedidiah Yueh's bedroom, but a look around the room and at the encyclopedias, reference books on writing and a computer indicate the sign is an ironic reference to the Sunny Hills High senior. As a recently named U.S. Presidential Scholar, considered the nation's highest honor to high school students, Yueh has added another to his long list of awards and honors, which include more than $11,000 in scholarships.
ARTICLES BY DATE
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1992 | ROSE APODACA
A Bart Simpson poster bearing the title "Underachiever" hangs in Jedidiah Yueh's bedroom, but a look around the room and at the encyclopedias, reference books on writing and a computer indicate the sign is an ironic reference to the Sunny Hills High senior. As a recently named U.S. Presidential Scholar, considered the nation's highest honor to high school students, Yueh has added another to his long list of awards and honors, which include more than $11,000 in scholarships.
Advertisement
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1992 | BOB ELSTON
Twenty high school students from Orange County are among the 2,000 winners of the prestigious 1992 National Merit Scholarship awards announced on Wednesday. The awards recognize the nation's top students, chosen by a committee of college admissions officers and school counselors on the basis of grades, test scores, contributions to the school and community and the student's goals and interests. Each winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship.
NEWS
April 16, 1992
Jedidiah Yueh won first place in news writing and, as editor of Sunny Hills High School's student newspaper, the Accolade, accepted the first-place award for best publication of more than four pages Tuesday at The Times Orange County's 1992 high school journalism awards. Yueh's story dealt with a hostile amendment to a bill in the California Legislature.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1990 | JON NALICK
Four students from Sunny Hills High School gained knowledge but lost sleep as they prepared for an academic contest today against 11 other teams drawn from Southern California's scholastic elite. They will find out this morning whether the hard work has paid off as the team competes in the final leg of an academic decathlon to test its familiarity with European culture, geography and current events. First prize is a weeklong trip to Europe.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1990 | JON NALICK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It's hard to be right all the time, but some people just are. Fifteen-year-old Louie Cheng, for example, and his teammates from Sunny Hills High School never missed a question during a two-hour decathlon Thursday, tying for first place in a Southland contest which started with 600 high school teams. The four-member team from Sunny Hills vied with 11 other teams in the finals Thursday of the "Ambassadors to Europe" program, winning a weeklong trip to Germany on Dec.
NEWS
October 17, 1991
Whenever we set goals, something always comes out on top. For high school students, those most important priorities may range from getting a date for the prom to getting accepted by the college or university of their choice. Hot Topics wonders, "What must happen to you for you to consider this school year to be successful?" "To get good grades and a boyfriend."
NEWS
March 5, 1992
"You guys are so good together, why don't you go out?" If your best friend--the one you share your most personal thoughts and dreams with--is a member of the opposite sex, you've probably been asked that question a lot. Hot Topics wonders, "Why is it so hard for people to accept that someone of the opposite sex can be just a friend?" "Because people want qualities they find in a friend in a girlfriend or boyfriend too."
Los Angeles Times Articles
|