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Alex Kwon: Stu News salutes 2020 Sage Hill School Graduating Senior

Alex Kwon is a graduating senior from Sage Hill School, where his career focused on research, teaching and golf. 

His research projects involved physical chemistry and biochemistry, and he is also a published first author in a peer-reviewed medical journal. Many Saturdays, Alex teaches math and science to middle school students in Santa Ana, or emcees math tournaments in Orange County. 

Alex Kwon portrait

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Photos courtesy of the Kwon family

Alex is headed to Stanford University

At Sage Hill, he served as a Student Ambassador, Peer Counselor and Captain of Varsity Golf. He was a freshman starter for Varsity Golf and won the Coach’s Award that year. Sage Hill had been league champions for the past three years. The team hoped to capture the league title again this year, but the season was sadly cut short. 

Alex Kwon on golf course

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Teeing off, Alex enjoys a round of golf at Paradise Island Golf Club, Bahamas

Alex is grateful for his family, friends, coaches and teachers who supported him and the opportunities at Sage Hill. He hopes to continue these interests at Stanford University in Palo Alto, where he plans to study Chemistry and Global Health and play club golf. 

Go Alex! Go Cardinal!

Congratulations!

In order to celebrate our graduating seniors’ achievements together as a community, we would like to extend an invitation to graduating seniors and their parents to submit announcements about college acceptances and plans for next year. Please submit your information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..