MONTVILLE, NJ – The Northern New Jersey Chinese Association Chinese School announced 19 of their students achieved President’s Volunteer Service Awards. The students performed community service over a 12-month period, which included cooking for the homeless and performing music at nursing homes, according to Principal Dr. Jimmy Chiang.

The students performed at least 50 hours of community service. The Gold awardees in the “Teen” age group performed more than 100 hours, and Gold awardees in the “Young Adult” group performed more than 250 hours.

Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen and Dr. Jack Huang, Director of the Taipei Economic and Culture Center, attended the school’s Chinese New Year celebration and gave out the awards to the students.

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In the “Young Adult” age group (16-25), awardees included:

  • Gold (more than 250 hours of community service): Patrick Chen, Andrew Sun-Yan
  • Silver (175-249 hours): Alice Hwang, William Yang
  • Bronze (100-174 hours): Marc Hoeltge, Sabrina Hu, Ashley Huang, Emily Liao, Milena Tjin, Mitchell Yang

 In the “Teen” age group (11-15), awardees included:

  • Gold (100 or more hours): Charlize Chen, Katherine Chen, Andrew Hsieh, James Hwang
  • Silver  (75-99 hours): Humphrey Chen, Amber Yang
  • Bronze (50-74 hours): Pauline Kung, Po-Lun Kung, Amy Yang