“With my own mother as a teacher, I have always grown up in a home with the best education provided for me. My mother has first started teaching in the Oxford School District, then transferring to many smaller districts before teaching at the Rochester Public Schools. Along the way, she has always told me that every school’s education was different and that she’s experienced how it felt like to be a student with poverty and accessibility to education at certain schools. My mother loves teaching, and providing education to kids and teenagers is her passion. I decided to join Helping Hands: A Students for Students Movement Inc., with the desire to accomplish the same as my mother— provide education to all. Serving as the Media Coordinator, I will expand our platform and spread awareness for our cause through social media, graphic design, and exposure. With media, I hope that these goals can be achieved and provide a better future for all students.”
Qingqing Ouyang is a member of the International Academy Class of 2023. Qingqing has actively been involved in Model United Nations, Economics Club, and Asian Student Association, and Student Council. Qingqing enjoys tutoring kids on math and Chinese, and she has received the Gold President’s Volunteer Service Award for the past two years. Not only a flutist in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Youth Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band at the International Academy but Qingqing also plays Varsity tennis for Rochester Adams Highschool.