Stephanie Hong is a senior at Buena Park High School and has demonstrated the mantra that hard work yields results. She picked up the sport in 2018 at the age of 12,

posting a 111 average in the winter then 137 in the summer of her first season. Fast forward four seasons and she’s now averaging in the 180s and has racked up titles on both the JBT and JAT tours. She also has a Las Vegas Youth Bowlers tour title and was a 2022 U18 Girls Pepsi State Champion.

Off the lanes, Stephanie volunteers with several organizations such as the VA in Long Beach where she helps deliver food to patients and writes thank you letters to veterans.

She also volunteers as a virtual tutor, helping other students with homework during lunch and after school. She is involved with the National Unification Council of the Republic of Korea where she hopes to inspire peace on the Korean Peninsula.

She has served in several leadership roles in school all while carrying a 4.5 GPA which is 10th out of 398 students. Stephanie was recruited by Vanderbilt University while she will be attending in the fall and will join their bowling team.