Minnie Tran

Minnie Tran
Minnie Tran
Minnie Tran is truly accomplished. Graduating as valedictorian of Brazoswood High School, she has consistently demonstrated a remarkable level of dedication and commitment to her studies. She has achieved excellent grades in all of her courses and has taken on challenging extracurricular activities as well. She is a natural leader and holds leadership positions in many organizations, including the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Science National Honor Society, Student Council, Science Olympiad, and Varsity Aquatics Team. Her involvement demonstrates excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

Additionally, Minnie has been recognized for her achievements with multiple accolades. Her artwork has won Best of Class (3x) and auctioned at Brazoria Country Fair, as well as Best of Show and auctioned at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. She is also a three-time Gold Medal Winner for the Visual Arts Scholastic Event and Silver Key Winner for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

As an athlete, she holds numerous swimming records and was named as the 2018 Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Female Athlete of the Year. This past year, she led her water polo team to finish as runner-ups in the UIL State Water Polo Girls Championships.

This summer, Minnie will conduct cancer research with MD Anderson Cancer Center in pursuit of a career as a physician. We are so proud of Minnie and are excited to see what her future holds!

Here is a full list of her achievements:

  • Valedictorian (1/566)
  • 4.0 Grade Point Average student in high school and dual credit
  • Advanced Placement student
  • 2x Brazosport Independent School District Scholar (2021-2022, 2022-2023)
  • 2022 Brazosport College Distinguished Student Award recipient
  • 2022 Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Finalist
  • 2022 Heisman High School Scholarship School Winner
  • 2023 MD Anderson King’s Foundation High School Research Program recipient

Water Polo:

  • 2x Texas Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association State Qualifier (2021, 2022)
  • 2022 Universal Interscholastic League (UIL) Female Water Polo State Runner-Ups
  • 2022 UIL Female Water Polo Region Champions
  • 2022 Second Team All-Region
  • 2022 UIL Female Water Polo District Champions
  • 2022 First Team All-District


  • Texas Amateur Athletic Federation 2018 Female State Athlete of the Year
  • 12x 2019 State Games of America (Nationals) Medal Holder 
  • 11x Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (State) Swim Record Holder/Champion
  • 5x Coastal Cities Aquatics Association Swim Record Holder/Champion
  • 2021 Brazoswood High School Swim Record Holder
  • 3x UIL Swimming Region Qualifier (placed in top 8)
  • 12x UIL District Swimming Medal Holder

Science Olympiad:

  • 3x State Qualifier (2018, 2022 & 2023)
  • Placed 1st in Bottle Rocket (2018 State)
  • Placed 2nd team overall place (2022 Region)
  • Medaled in Experimental Design and Wright Stuff (2022 Region)
  • Placed 3rd team overall place (2023 Region)
  • Medaled in Environmental Chemistry and Codebusters (2023 Region)


  • 2019 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) Art Auction/Best of Show Winner
  • 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Silver Key Winner
  • 4x Brazoria County Fair Association (BCFA) Best of Class Winner (2018, 2019, 2020, 2022)3x BCFA Art Auction Winner (2019, 2020, 2022)
  • 2022 BCFA Senior Art Portfolio Scholarship Winner
  • 2022 BCFA President’s Award
  • 2x HLSR Art Special Merit Winner (2020, 2022)
  • 4x HLSR Art Finalist (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)
  • 4x Visual Art Scholastic Event Gold Medal Winner (2019, 202, 2021, 2022)


  • Class of 2023 President of Student Council
  • Treasurer & Parliamentarian of the National Honor Society
  • President of Mu Alpha Theta
  • President of the Spanish Honor Society
  • Vice President of the Science National Honor Society
  • Historian of Science Olympiad
  • Co-captain of Brazoswood’s Varsity Aquatics Team (Swimming & Water Polo)
  • Member of Brazoswood’s Book Club
  • Member of Brazoswood’s Environmental Science/Recycling Club

Community Service:

  • 3x Brazosport Rotary Club’s Annual Shrimp Boil Volunteer
  • Brazosport CHI St. Luke’s Health Hospital Junior Volunteer
  • T.W. Ogg Elementary and Brazoswood High School Tutoring Center Volunteer
  • 2022 BISD 5k Color Run Volunteer
  • 2023 Brazoswood’s First-Annual Carnival Volunteer
This article is part of the Senior Spotlight series, highlighting exceptional seniors at Brazosport ISD. If you know of a senior who has stood out academically or in any other capacity, please submit their information and photos to [email protected] for a chance to have their story featured.

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