Santa Clara University

The Johnson Scholars Program

Steven Parks '17

Hometown: Everett, Washington
High School: Cascade Senior High School
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Steven Parks was the recipient of the Outstanding Student Award each year from 9th through 11th grades. Steven excels as a leader. He was president of the National Honor Society, principal oboist of the Cascade High School wind ensemble, principal oboist of the Everett Youth Symphony Orchestra, and an Evergreen Boys State delegate. While juggling these commitments, he still found time to volunteer as a camp counselor and as a math and chemistry tutor, as well as lead microfinance meetings for small business owners while on a Dominican Republic mission trip.