University of California Davis
Major: Animal Biology
Career Goal: Veterinarian
Stephanie is the daughter of Hsiao Chi Chang, Purchasing Director at TD SYNNEX in Fremont, California. Stephanie recently graduated from Castro Valley High School with a strong 4.22 GPA, and looks forward to attending University of California Davis. During high school, Stephanie received the Senior Honors Award for having a GPA range of 3.5-4.0
and above, in addition to an English Department Award for her excellence in her English class. Stephanie dedicated her latter high school years to Multiple AP courses including AP Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, and Anatomy & Physiology.
Outside of school, Stephanie, was a tutor at Castro Valley Tutors, a program that offers free tutoring for Castro Valley Unified School district students during the pandemic. She also volunteered at City Team Oakland to serve food to the homeless, while contributing time to volunteer at Living Hope Church to serve breakfast to the homeless.
Stephanie’s love for animals led her to volunteer as a kennel assistant at Boulevard Pet Hospital from 2018-2019 before getting hired as a veterinary assistant. “My time at the animal hospital has taught me and continues to teach me the value of teamwork as well as having confidence in myself.” Stephanie dreams of becoming a veterinarian, and therefore she looks forward to studying Animal Biology during her college career.