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LAHS Student of the Month: Anny Dow

This month's student is editor-in-chief of the Talon, an accomplished musician who has toured Europe and is exploring a budding interest in psychology.

Congratulations to Los Altos High's January 2012 Student of the Month, Anny Dow. The  designates this honor to a student from one or more of its high schools each month and provides the text of its nomination to Patch. Dow will be honored at the Jan. 9 meeting of the Board of Trustees:

We are proud to present Anny Dow as this month’s student of the month. Anny is the editor-in-chief of the Talon, Los Altos High School’s newspaper. She has been on the Talon staff for 3 years, serving as the Information Editor last year. Her passion for journalism also extends past the classroom. Last summer Anny had the opportunity of writing for the UC Berkeley newspaper.

She has also kept up with her hobby of playing the violin, which she picked up when she was very young. She is currently a part of the El Camino Youth Symphony, which she has been a part of for the past 7 years. She has also been a part of the Chamber Orchestra for five years. With Chamber orchestra, she gets to play more complex pieces in smaller trios or quartets. The past few summers, she has been able to take her skills abroad while she toured Germany, France and Spain with her orchestra.

Last summer, Anny worked in a psychology lab at Stanford. She helped grad students conduct research by running studies and analyzing data alongside them. This sparked her interest in psychology, which she hopes to study next year.

We are certain that Anny will be successful wherever she ends up, and congratulate her on being Student of the Month.

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