Eui Cheol Shin is the valedictorian for the Plaza Heights Christian Academy class of 2009.

Scholastic honors: Valedictorian; named to the Administrator’s Honor Roll throughout high school; selected as student of the month and was named honor student of the semester.

High school and community activities: Playing the piano for chapel and participating in spring musical performances.

1 To what do you attribute your academic success?

To God. God gave me the knowledge and power to study. God especially allows me to find my talent during school.

2 Who was your biggest influence on your studies?

My parents are the biggest influence on my studies because my parents are always concerned about me and pray for me, and helping me financially.

3 What was your favorite activity in high school? Why?

My favorite activity in high school was playing the piano during chapel. God gave me that ability, and I am very thankful that I can use it to glorify the Lord.

4 What college do you plan to attend and why?

I’m planning on going to college in South Korea. I want to study business and economics because I want to contribute to the global economy.

5 What do you see yourself doing 10 years from now?

I will be working at a big worldwide company and living with my future wife and baby.