Hefner Scholars

Our Hefner Scholars are honorees of the Robert & MeiLi Hefner Foundation’s "Hefner Initiative - USA/ China/ Asia" program.

Juliana Base, Hefner Scholar
The Webb Schools, 2018
Juliana is a member of the 2019 graduating class of the Vivian Webb School.  She enjoys martial arts, basketball, football, and other sports. She is a member of the Paleontology Club and the recipient of the Rogers Peccary Scholar Award for her contributions to the Raymond Alf Museum of Paleontology.
 
Jaden Dumont, Hefner Scholar
The Webb Schools, 2018
Jaden is a member of the 2019 graduating class of the Webb School of California. He is a member of the cross country, water polo, tennis, and basketball teams and won a Gold Medal in the National Spanish Exam in 2016.
 

 

Alejandro Lozano-De Aos, Hefner Scholar
Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, 2018
Alejandro is a member of the 2019 graduating class of OSSM. He is the lead guitarist in the Jazz Band and enjoys Robotics and volunteering at the Oklahoma City Veterans Administration Medical Center.
 


Attaira Prince, Hefner Scholar
Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, 2018
Attaira is a member of the 2019 graduating class of OSSM. She enjoys doing community service and studying American Sign Language and is a member of the organization Women in STEM.
 


Chen Houming, Hefner Scholar
Beijing High School No. 4, 2018
Houming is a member of the graduating class of 2019 of BHSF. He won the Second Prize in the National Olympiad of Informatics, Beijing in 2016 and the Second Prize of the Third National Junior High School Mathematics Invitational Tournament in 2016. He enjoys playing contract bridge and studying mathematics and computer science.
 
Li XinYi, Hefner Scholar
Beijing High School No. 4, 2018
XinYi is a member of the graduating class of 2019 of BHSF. She has been head of the “Student’s Life Department” at the BHSF Student Union for three years. She plays the piano, sings and also enjoys tennis and photography.

 
 
Xu ShiXiong, Hefner Scholar
Beijing High School No. 4, 2018
ShiXiong is a member of the graduating class of 2019 of BHSF. He is the Minister of the Study Department of the Student Union at BHSF and a member of the math and SAS clubs. He competes in Rubik’s cube competitions, assists in World Cube Association tournaments, and also teaches Rubik’s cube classes.
 
 
Wen Yuli, Hefner Scholar
Beijing High School No. 4, 2018
Julia is a member of the graduating class of 2019 of BHSF. She enjoys piano, Chinese folk and hip-hop dancing, and traveling. Julia enjoys studying literature and was the teaching assistant for the Chinese class.

 
 
Zhang Xiao, Hefner Scholar
Beijing High School No. 4, 2018
Xiao is a member of the graduating class of 2019 of BHSF. She has a strong interest in science and medicine, and also enjoys piano and ballet. In 2016, she won Third Prize in the Wenxindiaolong Chinese Essay Competition.






 

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