UAlbany recognizes high school seniors

The University at Albany is recognizing 227 outstanding high school seniors from the greater Capital District as recipients of its 2013 Multicultural High School Achievers Awards.

Selected for exemplary academic performance and leadership in their schools and communities, the award winners are being honored on Saturday, Sept. 14, when they will take part in campus tours and information sessions.

These local students are being honored:

Max Chao of Slingerlands;

Julia Chong of Schenectady;

Darryl Cokes of Slingerlands;

Ritwik Dan of Slingerlands;

Matthew Gu of Schenectady;

Emily Harding of Slingerlands;

Hahn-Sol Kang of Guilderland;

Pranav Kannan of Slingerlands;

Afsha Kasam of Guilderland Center;

Anna Lin of Slingerlands;

Blayne Marion of Schenectady;

Ahmer Mughal of Guilderland;

Pranav Nayak of Slingerlands;

Sreelekha Paladugu of Schenectady;

Luxi Peng of Schenectady;

Hemanth Potluri of Guilderland;

Karthik Ramesh of Slingerlands;

Michelle Saucedo of Altamont;

Reza Sayeed of Guilderland;

YinMeng Tian of Slingerlands;

Haibin Wen of Guilderland;

Michelle Xiong of Slingerlands;

Andrew Xu of Slingerlands;

Cameron C.K. Walker of Slingerlands; and

Andy Wu of Guilderland.

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