Bellevue College student Alexandra Moerdomo, a Bellevue resident from Jakarta, Indonesia, has been awarded a $1,000 Leader of Promise scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa International honor society.
She was one of only 30 students nationwide to receive that honor, which is based on academic success and significant community service.
Moerdomo will graduate from Bellevue College in June 2011 with an Associate of Science degree in biological sciences, then plans to attend a university for pre-medicine studies. Her career goal is to become a surgeon and provide healthcare her home country.
Moerdomo holds leadership positions in several Bellevue College campus organizations: vice president of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, co-president of Rotaract Club, copy editor of the student newspaper. She also participates in the college’s International Student Association, Docs and Dents Club, UNICEF and Indonesian Fellowship Club, BC’s Peer-to-Peer Tiered Volunteering and Tiered Mentoring Program.
Also an active volunteer off campus, Moerdomo volunteers at Overlake Hospital as both a transport volunteer and main lobby ambassador, and as a teaching assistant at Lake Hills Elementary, through the Volunteers in Bellevue’s Education System organization.