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Red Velvet's Wendy talks about her academic excellence as a student in the U.S.

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Red Velvet's Wendy appeared on JTBC's 'Cook Representative' on May 4.


She revealed on this day, "While living in the United States, I received the Obama President's Award [for Academics] while I was in middle school there," and introduced herself in great English to the chefs from Dubai who were present that day.


SEE ALSO: Red Velvet's Wendy collaborates with Ricky Martin for English version of 'VENTE PA`CA'!


Kim Sung Joo asked the chefs, "Have you ever received President's Awards?" and they said they had not.  Ahn Jung Hwan then revealed he had indeed received one for being good at soccer.  





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    abby_music_99 Monday, May 9, 2016

    Tbh a lot of people in the U.S get Academic awards, but congrats! lol she is the first idol i know who actually stayed/touched my state though! XD

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    MrDapper Thursday, May 5, 2016

    Don't mean to rain on her parade but..lots of people get those types of awards..lol. The Korean people don't know that though so...keep showing off, I guess.

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    informant Thursday, May 5, 2016

    Wendy went to my high school (which was super focused of academic excellence) needless to say she was an average student (like 80s). Definitely not the in the top 80th percentile of our year. She didn't take any AP courses and was enrolled even took the ESL french class with all the FOBs. I didn't get the impression that she cared that much about her grades seeing as how she left for Korea to train with SM in the middle of grade 11 exams (i.e. didn't write any of her exams)

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    danielee Thursday, May 5, 2016

    They literally give that award to everyone in middle school. Now the real things is college my friends. But oh well, if this works as inspiration for someone out there I guess It's all good.

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    Haneefah Thursday, May 5, 2016

    she is just encouraging me to do well in school x

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    nite0wl Thursday, May 5, 2016

    This comment has been removed due to violation of our TOS. (Reason: spammer)

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    RJL7SMKZ Thursday, May 5, 2016

    JESUS, FIRST THE VOICE OF A GODDESS NOW THE BRAIN OF EINSTEIN? damn I've chosen my bias well

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    whateverman RJL7SMKZ Thursday, May 5, 2016

    Calm down buddy. getting that award is great but doesn't mean genius

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    RJL7SMKZ whateverman Thursday, May 5, 2016

    ah whoops, Don't live in the states sorry

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    Variable Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    Praising her for her perfect English is like praising a Korean idol for their perfect Korean...

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    Rebel_Patriot Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    For the confused... Wendy was born in Korea, grew up in Toronto Canada, and went to a high-end boarding school in Minnesota for a time (2 yrs?). She is Canadian, not American.

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    Chickenpotpie Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    I got it in 5th grade. And I thought she was Canadian

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    snsdtwinkle Chickenpotpie Sunday, May 8, 2016

    She was born in Korea, moved to Canada when she was 10, studied abroad in the U.S. for Middle School at Shattuck's Saint Mary's boarding school in Minnesota and then she went back to Canada and finished high school there.

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