Xinyan (Cara) Chen - Gold Award

School: Lakeridge High School
Category: Young Adults (16-25)
Hours: 394

Cara is a senior at Lakeridge High School who is passionate about community service, languages, and literature. She enjoys volunteering her time as a translator, tutor, and is particularly adept at popping popcorn for concession stands. If you need origami for any creative or volunteer project, she’s your person!

Oregon Chinese Coalition is proud to join the President of the United States in recognizing the volunteers who consistently take the time to make a difference in the lives of others. Therefore, it is a great honor to present the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to Xinyan Chen.