Kathy Nguyen Named BCHS Student of the Month

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the April Student of the Month for Orangefield High School is Kathy Nguyen.  Kathy was presented her certificate and gift bag by Bridge City Chamber Ambassador, Christy Khoury, Orange County Treasurer, at the April coffee hosted by Total Care Medical Center.  She received gift certificates and gifts from:  COS Printing, Wellspring Credit Union, Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City, Sabine Federal Credit Union, Sabine River Ford, Neches Federal Credit Union, Bridge City Walmart, Best Day Spa, 5Point Credit Union, Candace Mulhollan RE/MAX ONE Agent, and Las Rosas Mexican Restaurant.

Kathy is the daughter of Anh Le and Kien Nguyen.  Kathy’s awards and honors include:

  • Powerlifting Regional Qualifier
  • Director’s Choice Winner for Stark Museum Art Contest
  • All A Honor Roll
  • Big “O” Awards for:  Graphic Design, Professional Communications, and Choir

Kathy’s clubs and organizations include: 

  • Previous Historian and current Parliamentarian of Student Council
  • Class representative of Interact Club
  • Member of National Honor Society
  • Teachers Association of Future Educators
  • Meet in the Middle
  • UIL Calculator
  • UIL Mathematics
  • UIL Computer Science
  • Robotics Club
  • Coding Club
  • Varsity Track
  • Varsity Powerlifting

Kathy’s community service/work experience:

  • Volunteer at SETX Food Bank since 2016
  • Assisted friends and family during Hurricane Harvey
  • Volunteered at local markets to hand out food and water during Hurricane Harvey
  • Volunteered for Life Skills Prom, Bill Tennison Tournament, and many other school events

Nikole Jenkins, Science Teacher, said, “Kathy is a gifted young lady.  She is kind and courteous to others and always willing to help.  She has a bright future ahead of her.”

Paula Droddy, Technology Teacher, said “Kathy Nguyen is a super student and I have been lucky to have her take several of my classes. She is both easy going and highly motivated which makes her a fun student to teach.”

Jennifer Willis, Girl’s Athletics Coach and Teacher, said, “Kathy is a selfless and humble student. She works hard and shows compassion to others. Thank you Kathy for all your contributions to our Bobcat family. We are proud of you. “

Selena Hennigan, Math Teacher, said, “Kathy is a kind, smart and mature young lady who excels at everything she sets out to accomplish.  She has been an active competitor in Math UIL during her high school career and will be competing in the Regional Meet this month!  Good Luck, Kathy!  Thank you for always representing OHS with integrity and hard work!  You are highly valued! “

Kathy’s future plans are to attend Lamar University in order to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Following this, she plans on interning so that she may further her education while working toward a Master’s Degree.

Pictured left to right:  Christy Khoury, Kien Nguyen, Anh Le, Kathy Nguyen, and Assistant Principal Rea Wrinkle