Awards and Honors

Award ceremony attended by family and friends

Santa Clara Housing Scholarship (3x Scholar)

I am a 3x Strive Scholarship recipient (2016, 2018, 2019), which is an award distributed by Santa Clara Housing, located in the heart of Silicon Valley. In 2019, there were a total of 52 students who received this award in the Bay Area. Applicants are judged based on extracurricular activities, letter of recommendation, GPA, and essay submission.

Vietnamese Student Association New England Dreams Scholar (1st College Recipient)

"The Vietnamese-American Dreams Scholarship is awarded to Vietnamese-American students who exhibit great leadership, service, and appreciation for the Vietnamese culture as well as their community.

Anna spoke of how the beauty of Vietnamese celebration, its language, and of how she is proud of who she is. Anna is one of our first collegiate recipients of the Dreams Scholarship award and we hope to see her continue to do great things especially for the VSA community."

(Source: NEIVSA Facebook)
Phi Theta Kappa Award Ceremony in Des Moines, Iowa (2018)
Initiation of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Members (2017)

2019 Karbank Fellow Recipient

The Boston University Karbank Fellowship is a philosophy fellowship for undergraduate students who have taken at least one philosophy course. It supports “any structured activity, study, or hands-on experience” that will “significantly enrich the student’s philosophical understanding of self and world.”

Gerald Powers PR Scholar (2021)

  • Boston University, awarded annually

Magna Cum Laude (2021)

  • Boston University, ranked top 15%

Karbank Philosophy Fellow (2019, 2020)

  • Boston University, 1 out of 20

All-Iowa Scholar (2018)

  • Phi Theta Kappa, 1 selected from each state annually

All-USA Scholar (2018)

  • Phi Theta Kappa, 1 out of 25

Phi Theta Kappa Tuition Scholar (2018, 2019)

  • Boston University, 1 of 5 annually

Vietnamese Student Association Dreams Scholar (2019)

  • New England's 1st awardee

Des Moines Area Community College Foundation Scholarship Recipient (2017, 2018)

President's Volunteer Service Award (2016)

Kiwanis Foundation Scholar (2016)

Silver Creek Overcoming Challenges Scholarship Recipient (2016)

Distinguished Key Club Lieutenant Governor (2016)