VOLUME 28 NO. 4 | JANUARY 17 - JANUARY 23, 2009

Local boy heads to D.C. for inauguration

Last updated 1-15-09 at 2:01 p.m.

Peter Tian, 15, packed his bags and flew to Washington, D.C. from Washington state to attend the Obama’s inauguration. Tian, a Chinese American, is a student at Interlake High School in Bellevue. He is an honor student, and a member of the high school’s swim team.

Tian is very much involved in his community. He visits retirement homes and plays his violin for the residents.

Tian is going to D.C. as part of a leadership training program for youths at Interlake. Part of the program included invitations for students to attend the inauguration.

Interlake High School is a public high school, and offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The school is part of the Bellevue School District No. 405, and the school’s teams are known as the “Saints,” which is short for “Saint Bernards.”


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