2013 Miss Friendship, Elizabeth An


Elizabeth An is pursuing her Master's Degree in Educational & Clinical Counseling at Azusa Pacific University after attaining her Bachelor's in English. She works as a residential counselor at a facility for at-risk young women and children. Her desire to help the youth has spanned from over seven years of tutoring in the San Gabriel Valley to Hong Kong where she volunteered to teach English upon completing her undergraduate studies. Elizabeth aspires to become a middle school or high school counselor. She hopes to help mold her future students into good people, assist them in their personal problems, and lend a helping hand in achieving their personal and professional goals. Throughout the past few years, Elizabeth has stayed active in the community by volunteering and fundraising for different philanthropic organizations that benefit cancer research and at risk youths in the area. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys cooking, traveling, baking, and spending time with her loved ones.