of the Month
Yu Ting Cheng - High School Plus Student
Yu Ting Cheng (Tim) is from Hong Kong and is in the High School Plus Program.
Yu Ting Cheng (Tim)
is 19 years old and came to Green
River Community College in the fall
of 2008. The year before he attended
a high school near Rochester, New
York, as an exchange student, but
did not earn enough credits to get
his high school diploma. His mother
did some research and contacted an
agency that recommended GRCC's
High School Plus Program.
Tim said, "This is a really good
way to get my diploma. It is very
important to have the diploma to get
into a four-year university. I took
the SATs and my scores were good
enough, but I needed the diploma
Tim plans on graduating in spring
2010. He wants to major in Business
Finance and transfer to the
University of Washington.
Tim currently lives in Campus
Corner Apartments. He said, "I
like it. It's cool because I get to
live with other students from
different countries. Also they have
a lot of fun activities."