Accomplished Rancho Santa Fe resident/Santa Fe Christian senior recognized for 11 years of perfect attendance


Spencer Wong, a Rancho Santa Fe resident and a senior at Santa Fe Christian High School, has achieved something no one at the school has ever done: 11 consecutive years of Perfect Attendance record since first grade. His sister, Lauren Wong, who also attended Santa Fe Christian had a perfect attendance record of since second grade.

On May 7, 2012, on Santa Fe Christian upper school awards night Spencer Wong received his 11th Perfect Attendance Certificate from his high school counselor, Steve Strimple.

“Perfect attendance requires an enormous amount of commitment, dedication, persistence, and perseverance and Spencer has demonstrated all of these and is to be commended for his accomplishments”, Strimple remarked. Spencer Wong is the first in Santa Fe Christian School’s 35 years history to have never missed a day of school since the first grade.

Besides being a diligent student, Wong is also an accomplished clarinet, saxophone, tennis, and water polo player. He is recognized as an “Outstanding Academic All-American” by USA Water Polo in 2011, 2012 and a member of the Olympic Development Program with USA Water Polo for the past three years.

Wong also received the distinguished book award from “Williams College” for his demonstrated intellectual leadership and making a significant contribution to the extracurricular life of his high school by participating in volunteer services and giving free music lessons to the underprivileged children at Rosebank Elementary School in Chula Vista.

Wong has a GPA of 4.62 and is a member of California Scholarship Federation, National Honor Society, and an Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) Distinguished Student. He was named Academic All-American in Boys Water Polo by San Diego Union Tribune 2011-2012. Spencer Wong is also an Eagle Scout. He plans on studying pre-med in college.