Antelope Valley School District

Class of 2020

"All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them."

-Walt Disney

Join us in Celebrating the accomplishments of the Palmdale High School Class of 2020!

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Senior Class Officers

Maria Oorloff

Class of 2020, President
Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate - Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy ¤
AVID ‡

California State University, Fullerton

Darcy Monterroso

Class of 2020, Vice President
Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate - Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
AVID ‡

California State University, Northridge

Belen Acevedo

Class of 2020, Secretary
Valedictorians
CSF Gold Graduates - Lifetime Members
Golden State Seal Merit Diplomas
Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡

California State University, Los Angeles

Meritorious Valedictorians

Amoreena Adams

Meritorious Valedictorians
CSF Gold Graduates - Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diplomas
Health Careers Academy *

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Cheyenne Adams

Meritorious Valedictorians
CSF Gold Graduates - Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diplomas
Health Careers Academy *

Valedictorians

Kimberly Abadillo

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduates
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
PHS Engineering Academy §

Jasmine Alvarez

Valedictorians
CSF Gold Graduates
     Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
AVID ‡

University of California, Santa Barbara

Estefani Barajas

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy
AVID ‡

Antelope Valley College

Bianca Benard

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
AVID ‡

University of California, Los Angeles

Alexander Bittar

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy *

Alexia Borja

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy *

Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

Sandy Bran

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡

Grand Canyon University

Juan Campoy Palacios

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
AVID ‡
PHS Engineering Academy §

California State University, Northridge

Cruz Garcia

Valedictorian
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

University of California, Los Angeles

Cancide Geluz

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
Health Careers Academy *

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Sean Goldstein

Valedictorian
PHS Engineering Academy §

United States Air Force

Raymiro Gomez-Galiano

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡

University of Southern California

Adrian Gonzalez

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
PHS Engineering Academy §

California State University, Fullerton

Luis Gutierrez

Valedictorian
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
Health Careers Academy *

California State University, Northridge

Naomi Hernandez Lopez

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
PHS Engineering Academy §

California State University, Fresno

Gabriel Leal

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
Health Careers Academy *

Citlaly Lemus

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
AVID ‡

University of California, Santa Barbara

Sarahi Luna

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡

California State University, Northridge

Brenda Martinez

Valedictorian
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
AVID ‡
PHS Engineering Academy §

California State University, Long Beach

Simonie Mejia

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡

Simonie MejiaCalifornia State University, Northridge

Brenda Meza

Valedictorian
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

California State University, Northridge

Sohpia Mulatillo

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy *

Laura Ojeda Flores

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
AVID ‡

David Ortiz

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
AVID ‡
PHS Engineering Academy §

United States Marine Corps

Heidi Pallares

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
AVID ‡

Luis Parra

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
PHS Engineering Academy §

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Daniel Pfundstein

Valedictorian
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
PHS Engineering Academy §

Antelope Valley College

Niyah Rabb

Valedictorian
AVID ‡

University of California, Santa Barbara

Alessandro Ramon

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

Samuel Reyes Aguilar

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
AVID ‡

California State University, Fresno

Allyson Romero

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy *

California State University, Fullerton

Sasha Thibodeaux

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

California State University, Long Beach

Rafael Torres

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
AVID ‡

California State University, Northridge

Jackeline Vallanueva

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
AVID ‡
PHS Engineering Academy §

California State University, Northridge

Berlyn Zuniga

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy *

Antelope Valley College

2020 Graduates

Lynnette Alamillo

CSF Gold Graduates
     Lifetime Member
AVID ‡

L.A. Mission College

Elizabeth Almedia

Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
Health Careers Academy *

California State University, Bakersfield

Karina Barragan

CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy
AVID ‡

Grand Canyon University (Fall 2021)

Maria Barron

AVID ‡

California State University, Bakersfield

Antonio Bittar

CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy *

Jennifer Bonilla

State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
Health Careers Academy *

Antelope Valley College

Vanessa Cruz

Health Careers Academy * ¤
AVID ‡

California State University, Los Angeles

Daisy Cruz Cadena

Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

California State University, Channel Islands

Samantha Delgado

Health Careers Academy *

California State University, Northridge

Heidy Escobar Sarmiento

CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡

Antelope Valley College

Hector Falomir

CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member

United States Air Force

Grace Flores

CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy *

Holy Names University

Nilbeth Flores De La Cruz

CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
AVID ‡

California State University, Northridge

Dina Garcia

State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma

California State University, Long Beach
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

D'Asianae Harris

CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member

Hampton University

Sharlyen Lopez

Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡

University of California, Santa Barbara

Yamileth Marquez

Health Careers Academy

California State University, Los Angeles

Destiny Martinez

Health Careers Academy * ¤

California State University, Northridge

Angie Medina

CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
AVID ‡

California State University, Long Beach

Emely Meza

Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡

Grand Canyon University

Brianna Michel

Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡

Antelope Valley College

Annalicia Moreno

Valedictorian
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
Health Careers Academy
AVID ‡

Antelope Valley College

David Ramirez

CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy ¤
AVID ‡

University of California, Santa Barbara

Erik Reyes

State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
AVID ‡

Angelica Romero

Health Careers Academy *

California State University, Northridge

Daniel Sanchez

CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
AVID ‡

Desire Scott

Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
Health Careers Academy ¤
AVID ‡

Grand Canyon University

Isabella Seymour

State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
AVID ‡

Johnson & Wales University

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Giovanna Alamilla
Antelope Valley College

Carlos Alanis Velazco

Estrella Aldaco

Jonathan Alfaro

Jazmin Alonso
Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡

Eric Alvarenga Reyes
AVID ‡

Daniel Alvarenga-Rodriguez

Michael Alvarez

Isabel Amaral

Jeremiah Anderson

Gisselle Angel

Litzy Anguiano

Angie Arauz

Brandon Arellano

Jocelyn Arevalo
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

Vanessa Arteaga

Stephanie Avila

La Tanya Bailey

Michael Barajas

Daniel Barbosa

Erik Becerra

Samael Beltran

Christopher Bermudez

Patrick Bertain

Amy Bolainez
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
Health Careers Academy *

William Bonilla

Demitrius Bosilkovski

Bianca Botello

Traveous Bowden

Silvia Briseno
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
AVID ‡

Isaiah Bronson
AVID
PHS Engineering Academy §

Jordan Brown

Ny'Asia Brown

Terrell Brown

Zoey Burchett
Health Careers Academy * ¤

Xitlaly Cabrera
CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
AVID ‡

Angie Campos-Martinez
College of the Canyons

Serena Cardenas

Qulan Carr

Angela Carrillo

Maria Castillo Sanchez

Marcelino Castro

Dayna Chavez

William Chavez

Laura Chavez Huerta

Mary Chavez Watson
Health Careers Academy *

Raul Contreras

Tybione Cooley

Elijah Covarrubias

Ronald Cruz
Health Careers Academy

Felix Curiel

Davon Davis

David De La Rosa

Rolando De La Rosa

Steven De La Rosa

Antony Diaz

Anthony Diaz Benitez

Joselyn Divas

Raymundo Encinas Salinas

Brandon Erazo

Alonso Espinoza
CSF Gold Graduate
     Highest Honors Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
AVID ‡
University of California, Merced

Christopher Espinoza

Samuel Fernandez Alegre

Eric Fragoso

D Anthony Frazier

Zaida Galan-Herrarte

Nicolas Galvan

Nyla Gamboa

Naidelin Gamez Ruano

Adrian Garcia

Alondra Garcia

Marco Garcia

Saul Garcia

Robert Garcia Gutierrez

Lorinna Gaytan

Kevon Gibson-McMillian

Bryan Gomez

Sebastian Gomez
Health Careers Academy *
AVID

Alejandro Gonzalez
United States Marine Corp

Alexandra Gonzalez

Brianna Gonzalez

Karina Gonzalez

Zaid Gonzalez

Christopher Gonzaque
United States Navy

Blanca Grundgeiger

Jose Gutierrez
PHS Engineering Academy §

Jonathan Guzman Rodriguez

Angel Harmon
AVID ‡
California State University, Los Angeles

Korey Haulzes

Karen Henriquez Rivas

Jesse Hernandez

Katherine Hernandez
AVID ‡
California State University , Northridge

Pedro Hernandez

Steven Hernandez

Iris Herrera

Zion Herrera

Jonathan Huerta

Christian Iversen

Omarion James

Ashley Jaramillo

Pablo Jauregui
PHS Engineering Academy §

Azsryen Johnson

Demonie Jones

Victoria Kazaryan

Karl Key
El Camino College

Bitia King Flores

Litsy Laurel

Christopher Lemus

Jorge Lemus

Jesus Leon

Andrea Lizama Silva

Michelle Lizarraga

Avianna Loera

Aldo Lool Rivas

Gustavo Lopez

Jesus Lopez

Kenrick Lopez

Sandy Lopez Camacho

Anthony Lopez Martinez

Ronald Lotz

Abel Macias

Iris Maldonado-Hernandez

Pierre Malone
PHS Engineering Academy

Kimberly Manriquez

Edwin Marciano Soto
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

Martin Marquez
PHS Engineering Academy §

Jolina Martin

Jorge Martinez

Fernando Mejia Valle

Paulette Mena Tobal
CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma

Elizabeth Mendez

Johnny Mendez

Anthony Meneses

Brianna Mitchell
United States Air Force

Meylin Molina

Stephanie Montelongo

Gia Lana Moore
Saddleback College

Ju Qwan Moore

Nathan Morales

Eduardo Morales Gil

Johnnie Morrow

Gissel Navarro

Ana Nerio Perez

Jonathan Nunez
PHS Engineering Academy §

Lot Ocampo Luarca
PHS Engineering Academy §
Antelope Valley College

Esau Ocampo Zamora
Antelope Valley College

Oscar Ochoa - Antelope Valley College

Vanessa Ochoa

Jo Von Oggs
Health Careers Academy *

Edison Olivas

Terry Olmos
PHS Engineering Academy §

John Olujich

Jorge Ortiz

Andrew Ortiz Medina

Joshua Parra Hermosillo
CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy *
AVID ‡
Grand Canyon University

Isaiah Paul

Jessica Pereda
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma

Jacob Perez

Crystal Pineda

Luis Romeo Pineda Lopez

Jesse Pinedo

Eric Plancarte

Rebecca Plancarte

Mario Ponce

Imanol Pulido

Jose Pulido De La Cruz

Rogelio Quiroga
Antelope Valley College

Alejandro Ramirez
PHS Engineering Academy §

Angelica Ramirez
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
AVID

Jose Ramirez

Liliana Ramirez Garcia

Mariana Ramirez Garcia

Aileen Ramirez Monroy

Richard Ramos

Jakeline Reyes
State Seal of Biliteracy Diploma
AVID
California State University, Los Angeles

Armon Riley

Anthony Rinn

Jessica Rivas Tejeda
CSF Gold Graduate
     Lifetime Member
Health Careers Academy ¤
AVID ‡

Abraham Rodriguez

Manuel Rodriguez

Steven Rodriguez Galindo

Omar Rodriguez Taylor
PHS Engineering Academy

Cynthia Rogers

Monserrat Rojas

Deisy Roman

Cristian Romero
United States Marine Corp

Iverson Romero

Juan Rosales

Ryan Rose
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

Edwin Salamanca

Michael Salcedo

Araceli Salcido Sandoval

Michael Samayoa-Popyk
Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

Alejandro San Agustin Mendez

Eduardo Sanchez

Noemy Sanchez Alvarez

Diego Segura

Malaichi Simms

Deron Stanford

Davonte Thompson

Francisco Torres Botello

Michael Turner

Angie Valdivia

Mirsa Valencia

Natalie Varela

Carlos Vasquez

Melany Vasquez
Antelope Valley College

Cesar Vasquez Espinoza

Christopher Velazquez Gomez

Alexander Velasco

Christopher Velazquez Gomez

Ramon Ventura Regalado

Nadia Villa

Abigail Villalta Hurtado
Health Careers Academy

Leon Walker

Health Careers Academy (HCA)

Completion of healthcare competencies of industry standards for Career Technical Education (CTE) HSMT Pathway.
* Health Career Academy stole  requirements: Students completing 3 or more years in the HCA with a GPA of at least 2.5 and successful completion of a community project, presentaion, and portfolio.
¤ National Honor Society Sports Medicine (NHSSM) requirements: 2 years in Sports Medicine and 3.5 GPA.

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

 AVID stole requirements: Overall GPA of 2.5 -  Enrolled in the AVID elective class 
for at least 3 years - Successful completion of a-g requirements for University of 
California admission with C or better - Proof of completion of one of the following: 
SAT, SAT II or ACT - Proof of application to at least one four year university.

PHS Engineering Academy

§ Engineering Academy stole requirements: Students completing 3 or more years 
in the FAST Academy with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.25 and a 3.0 GPA in Career Technical Education (CTE) 
courses meeting white-stole requirements.