Minecraft is a video game where you dig (mine) and build (craft) different kinds of 3D blocks within a large world of varying terrains and habitats to explore. CVA student, Wing Sun Au is a fifth grade student in Mr. Coates’ class and he has written several papers about Minecraft and is an expert in Minecraft strategy. As of June, 2015, over 70 million copies of Minecraft had been sold, making it the best-selling PC game to date and the third best-selling video game of all time.
In addition to his after school passion for Minecraft, Wing Sun, is a talented writer, poet, musician, swimmer, and artist. He also loves to read, “When we start a new book, I get excited, because I like books,” said Wing Sun. This year he joined up with Elementary String Orchestra in the Lake Washington School District where he plays the violin. In January Wing Sun joined more than 500 other students in the "I Heart Strings" event at the Redmond Middle School gymnasium.