Los Gatos Patch Whiz Kid of the Week—Valerie Hau

This outstanding young woman is Los Gatos High School's November 2012 Student of the Month.

Valerie Hau, junior at Los Gatos High School


  • Determined, respectful
  • Student athlete at LGHS
  • Excels at art and graphic design
  • Has created several intriguing animations
  • Musically gifted singer, violinist
  • Excels academically, having skipped a math level
  • Helps others struggling with schoolwork
  • Volunteered this summer in South America through Amigos program
  • Track-and-field athlete

Key to Awesomeness:

According to Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District Superintendent Bob Mistele, Valerie manages her extra-curricular activities with her academics with a positive attitude and friendly smile.

Some comments about Valerie include:

"I've only been to one of Valerie's concerts, but just one performance was phenomenal. Her musical talent is crazy. Her performance is what convinced me that classical music is not boring."

"Valerie's animations always make her school project presentations more enjoyable to watch. She's really creative, super sweet and a hard-worker."

"Valerie is basically amazing at everythig. She's pretty much a genius. She went to Amigos over the summer and volunteered and helped the people there. She's also involved in a lot of clubs, like Interact Club, Math Club, Science Club and Spanish National Honors Society. Not only is she involved in many activities, but she's very passionate about everything she does. She always helps others."

Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz November 15, 2012 at 06:38 AM
Outstanding Young Lady! Keep doing the good stuff that you do Valerie!


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