Rowland High tennis star Vivian Chau will
soon be “serving” her country as well. The 18-year-old has been accepted
to the U.S. Naval Academy.
The vivacious senior will head off to Annapolis, Md., this
summer, where she will join other plebes for their initiation into our
“I have always wanted to give back to my country. I’m thankful
for everything that I have,” Chau explains. “My dad is from Vietnam and
he also wanted to give back, so he became a Los Angeles police
Her mother is a teacher at Shelyn Elementary in Rowland Unified. A younger brother also attends Rowland High.
After a very short vacation following graduation in June, the petite athlete will go to Annapolis for the rugged plebe summer.
Read more in Rich Irwin’s story NAVAL.