Alexander Huang-Menders actively participates in a wide range of disciplines, including STEM (with a focus on computer science and engineering) and a variety of performing arts. He has been awarded a Make Magazine Editors’ Choice award for designing a holographic prototype at World MakerFaire 2016. He was a member of the first-place team in the American Computer Science League and received Individual Recognition in the American Computer Science League All-Star Contest 2019. Alexander is a member of the International Thespian Society, Spanish National Honor Society and Varsity Water Polo Co-Captain. As a freelance journalist and independent advocate, Alexander is actively raising awareness of the Global Refugee Crisis as a key member of The Power of Faces (www.ThePowerOfFaces.com) a global refugee portrait project. Alexander attends The Pennington School in Pennington, NJ where he is a Driscoll Scholar, Dean’s List and High Honors recipient.
Celeste Huang-Menders is active in a wide range of STEM disciplines and fine art. Her creative artwork has been exhibited at the Bruce Museum and Eastern State Penitentiary. Celeste’s mural projects include installations at Trenton’s Roberto Clemente Park as part of the city’s urban renewal initiative and the Providence city-wide arts festival PVDFest. In December 2019, Celeste created a 10-foot tall mural on the border wall at the Tijuana/U.S. border to raise awareness of the issues facing displaced individuals. Celeste was awarded a Make Magazine Editors’ Choice Award for designing visual stage effects at World MakerFaire 2017. As a documentary photographer and independent advocate, Celeste is actively raising awareness of the Global Refugee Crisis as a key member of The Power of Faces (www.ThePowerOfFaces.com) a global refugee portrait project. Celeste attends The George School in Newtown, PA where she is an Honor Roll and Head of School recognition recipient.
Christian Huang is involved in a wide range of performing arts including being fluent in several different instruments as well as productions in theater and band. Previously Christian attended Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, GA, where his leadership team led their Company to achieve Honor Roll four years in a row. Christian consistently achieved the highest rank of his grade including induction into the Dean’s List and President’s Club. He became President of the National Junior Honor Society in his Freshman year, where he earned the highest number of military merits in his grade. He earned varsity letters in Drill Team and Competitive Shooting as well as Army JROTC badges for Rappelling, Drill Team, Rifle Team and Recruiting. Christian attends Notre Dame High School in Lawrenceville, NJ where he is an active member in his school’s top choir.