Two Students Chosen for Chinese Association Awards

Two Valley High School students are among the honorees selected for the Chinese Association of Iowa’s youth of the year award.

Sophomore Annie Zhang and senior Hira Mustafa will be recognized at the association’s annual awards banquet later this month. The youth of the year award recognizes young people serving others and making a difference in the community.

The Iowa Chinese Achievement Awards will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 at Merrill Middle School, 5301 Grand Ave., Des Moines. The association will also honor nominees recognized for leadership in corporate and community life along with notable local businesses, nonprofits, volunteers and more.

The ceremony will feature a keynote speaker, reception, music and a dinner. Tickets are $25. Contact 988-0901 or for more information.