Van Tran

Cosby High School

Class of 2016


What extracurricular activities and hobbies do you enjoy?

Tennis, Reading, French Club, HOSA, SCA, Asia Club, Beta Club/volunteering

If you could have dinner with anyone from history, who would you pick? Why?

Franklin D. Roosevelt because I would like to talk to him about his policies that helped lessen the Great Depression.

What has been your proudest moment?

My proudest moment was volunteering for the Stop Hunger Now organization who send food to families in Africa.

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?

I would want to learn how to fly.

What would be the title of your autobiography?

Van Tran

Why are you committing to the Inspired Year?

I'm committed because I want to learn more about civic engagement so that I can teach others to become more involved. 

What does civic engagement mean to you?

It means keeping up with the news about new policies and officials. It also means being involved; you can vote or reach out to a public official.

What's your favorite thing about Virginia?

Virginia's nature is very diverse. 

Where would you like to see Virginia in 20 years?

I would want Virginia to be more environmentally conscious. 

If you could tell Governor McAuliffe one thing, what would you tell him?

I would tell him to revise and pass more laws to benefit the majority of the people. 

Is there anything else you would like people to know about you?