Woodbridge Rotary recognizes William Wang

WOODBRIDGE >> The Rotary Club recently honored William Wang as May Student of the Month from Amity High School.

He is the son of Bin Wu and Dr. Frank Wang.

Wang is in the Top 2 percent of a highly competitive senior class and has taken 11 AP courses. He is a musician, and athlet, has done scientific research and founded a charity.

“William is extraordinarily accomplished in many aspects of his life,” said Amity High School counselor Gerilyn Ferguson, who nominated Wang for the honor.

Wang has taken initiative to pursue his interest in research on his own time. He collaborated with the teacher of Amity High School’s Science Research Programs to present at science fairs and was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2015 Siemens Scholarship Competition and a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship competition. He has done research at City College of New York, Yale University through the Discovery to Cure program, and has assisted in preparing an article for a scientific journal.

His extracurricular activities included being involved with the swim team at school and in the community, math team, Science Olympiad and debate team.

Wang founded Music For All, 11 musicians who organize concerts in the community. They have performed at eight benefits in four years.

He has played piano since age 5 and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Steinway Gallery. He has participated in the Foulger International Music Festival as a soloist and has studied piano through the Pre-College Program at the Juilliard School in New York City. He also plays saxophone with the school concert band. He has participated in many Amity music and thea