Yinghan Ding graduates from Hamilton College

Published 5:57 pm Friday, September 7, 2012

In May, former Polk County High School student Yinghan Ding graduated summa cum laude from Hamilton College in Hamilton, N.Y. with a double major in mathematics and economics. He was the valedictorian of his class of 500 and delivered the valedictory address at the commencement ceremony. His mother came from Beijing to attend the commencement. He is a co-op student in Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. and will graduate there with a degree in engineering in December. Yinghan (known as “Sandy” at Polk High) was an AFS exchange student at Polk County High School in 2006-2007. (photo submitted by Cliff and Janet Joens, Yinghan’s liaison family)

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox