Santa Clara University

The Johnson Scholars Program

Cynthia Le '17

Hometown: Boise, Idaho
High School: Timberline High School
Major: Computer Science and Engineering
Minor: Dance

In January 2013, Cynthia Le was honored by KTVB, the NBC affiliate in Boise, with a Distinguished Student Award and was a candidate for the 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars. A self-described "science nerd" with an artistic side, Cynthia was co-president of the Life Science Club and secretary of the National Honor Society at Timberline High School. Dance is Cynthia's passion, and she embraces every opportunity to live out that passion. She has been a student of ballet and tap for 13 years and competes regionally as a member of the Harris School of Dance, Senior Performing Company. She also teaches traditional Chinese dance to pre-teen girls.