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Antelope Valley School District

Senior Spotlight

Joe Lopez Vasquez

Future Plans

Go to AVC fo r my associates in History then transfer to CSUB for my Bachelor's in History.

Clubs/Sports

Track and Field, and Health Career Academy

Favorite Quote

"Life finds a way."
- Ian Malcom

Thankful for

My most #1 favorite teacher in PHS, Ms. Fatima Ortega.

Favorite Memory of the Year

winning 1st Place in a track meet.

Isabella Seymour

Future Plans

Johnson & Wales majoring in Baking and Pastry Arts

Clubs/Sports

Link Crew and K-Pop Club

Favorite Quote

"Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict."
- William Ellery Channing

Thankful for

My family and friends who steer me in the right direction and keep me motivated.

Favorite Memory of the Year

Perform in the pep rally with the K-Pop Club and do a song from my favorite group. We did amazing and I am so proud of us. Looking back it was so wonderful, I wish I could go back and relive it!

Gabriel Leal

Future Plans

Go into a BSN program and eventually become a CRNA.

Clubs/Sports

Health Career Academy

Favorite Quote

"For every dark night there's a brighter day."

Thankful for

My family for always being my backbone and support.

Favorite Memory of the Year

When I got accepted to level 1 and 2 for the Health Career Academy.

Candice Geluz

Future Plans

Cal Poly Pomona and major in Animal Health Science to become a veterinarian! I plan to live a little by traveling and enjoying what today gives us!

Clubs/Sports

Chambers and Health Career Academy.

Favorite Quote

"Do it for your own happiness or else you wouldn't be living at all."
- Grace Flores

Thankful for

The wonderful live surrounded with the people I love and care about.

Favorite Memory of the Year

The friendships I've made in classrooms, Health Careers, band, and in choir. I found myself having the most fun with the people I've met throughout high school.

Cruz Garcia

Future Plans

UCLA majoring in mathematics.

Clubs/Sports

Link Crew, GSA, and Mathletes. 

Favorite Quote

"Be a Gansito in a world full of Twinkies."

Thankful for

All the friends I've made at PHS.

Favorite memory of the year

It would have to be the Link Crew Conference 2019. It was awesome.

Alessandro Ramon

Future Plans

Going to college to study and get money.

Clubs/Sports

Golf, SkillsUSA, Anger Management, and PHS Choral Union.

Favorite Quote

"People keep telling me 'You changed.' I pooped myself, of course I had to change."

Thankful for

My teachers. Abraham Lincoln, Bob Hope, my friends and probably God.

Favorite memory of the year

Performing with our choir and being a student athlete.

Sandy Bran

Future Plans

Attend Grand Canyon University and major in Nursing.

Clubs/Sports

Health Career Academy, AVID, 4-years Girls Varsity Soccer / 3-years as Captain, HOSA Officer, and CSF.

Favorite Quote

"Everything happens for a reason."

Thankful for

My family.

Favorite memory of the year

Soccer season with my girls.

Sharlyen Lopez

Future Plans

I will be attending college and majoring in biological sciences.

Clubs/Sports

Health Career Acadmey, HOSA, and AVID.

Favorite Quote

"Don't dream it, be it."

Thankful for

My family for always supporting me and my Health Career Academy teachers for always having my back.

Favorite memory of the year

My first day in my AVID room, junior year.

Katelin Nicaragua

Future Plans

Attend a 4-year and get my Bachelor of Science in Nursing then move onto medical school to become a Registered Nurse First Assistant.

Clubs/Sports

Health Career Academy, Link Crew, Boys Volleyball Sports Medicine Trainer.

Favorite Quote

"Never allow life to let you forget why you started in the first place."

Thankful for

My friends, family, and Health Career teachers.

Favorite memory of the year

All the laughs I had with my friends and all the dumb stuff Grisselle and I did in the Career Center.

Allyson Romero

Future Plans

Attend Cal State Fullerton to pursue my career as a registered nurse.

Clubs/Sports

HOSA and Volleyball.

Favorite Quote

"Our only limitations are the ones we set up in our own minds."
- Napoleon Hill

Thankful for

My family for making me the individual I am today. The support system my friends provided me with allowed me to do things I never thought were possible. Without all of their support I would not be where I am today.

Favorite memory of the year

Being able to grow with the Health Career Academy. We all were able to see each other thrive, overcome obstacles, and become young professional adults.

David Ortiz

Future Plans

Joining the United States Marine Corps.

Clubs/Sports

Solar Falcon Race Team, SkillsUSA, CSF, and Link Crew.

Favorite Quote

"It's all mental."
- Vic

Thankful for

Mr. Goldberg, my homies, and my 2018-2019 Electrical squad.

Favorite memory of the year

Testing our Solar Cars at the Willow Springs track.

Issiah Bronson

Future Plans

I'd love to spend the rest of my life doing computer engineering.

Clubs/Sports

Solar Car Race Team, Link Crew, and SkillsUSA. 

Favorite Quote

"I'm indecisive, I'm scatterbrained, and I'm frightened, it's evident and them eyes, where he hiding all them icicles at something sinister to it."

Thankful for

If I'm in a group chat with you I'm probably thankful for you.

Favorite memory of the year

The time I got half the school on "Macfadden awareness month".

Cheyenne Adams

Future Plans

Either UCLA or John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Clubs/Sports

HOSA, Tennis, CSF, and AP Club.

Favorite Quote

"Life sucks and then you die."

Thankful for

Luis Gutierrez

Favorite memory of the year

Interning at Chapel of the Valley/All Valley Crematorium.

Wilmer Aguilar

Future Plans

CSUN and study Physical Therapy and play for their soccer team.

Clubs/Sports

Varsity Soccer team and AVID.

Favorite Quote

"The secret is to believe in your dreams; in your potential that you can be like your star, keep searching, keep believing and don't lose faith in yourself."

Thankful for

Mrs. Hvolboll because she always pushes me to keep working and to never give up. Also for my family and friends for sticking with me my whole high school year.

Favorite memory of the year

Always be the night us Palmdale soccer team brought back the Golden League Title. Much to all my teammates.

Darcy Monterroso

Future Plans

Continue my education! Hopefully after work as a CSI (dream job).

Clubs/Sports

Link Crew President, Senior Class Vice President, CSF, and AVID.

Favorite Quote

"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough."
- Mae West

Thankful for

Family.

Favorite memory of the year

Link Crew Christmas party.

Eliza Pham

Future Plans

I'm going to CSUN to major in Liberal Studies.

Clubs/Sports

Link Crew and Senior Class

Favorite Quote

"Do you want me to call the school Psychologist?"
- Hunt

Thankful for

Hunt, Bledsoe, Nadonza, and Maria Oorloff.

Favorite memory of the year

Making things in ceramics with Nathan.

Adriana Alcala

Future Plans

Pierce College for Vet Tech.

Favorite Quote

"No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world."
- Robin Williams

Thankful for

My family and friends who helped me be the person I am today.

Favorite memory of the year

Learning new things along the way and the millions of field trips I got to go on.

Amoreena Adams

Future Plans

Go to Cal Poly SLO and major in Biology.

Clubs/Sports

Golf, HOSA, and CSF.

Favorite Quote

"Bears, Beets, Battlestar Galactica."
- Jim Halpert

Thankful for

My teachers.

Favorite memory of the year

Going to the Link Crew Christmas party.

Maria Oorloff

Future Plans

Attend CSUF to major in Biology.

Clubs/Sports

Golf, HOSA, Link Crew, CSF, Senior Class President, and Choir.

Favorite Quote

"You can't Yelp review a college Maria."
- Hunt

Thankful for

My teachers, class advisers, and family.

Favorite memory of the year

Helping with 2019 prom.

Sophia Mulatillo

Future Plans

I will be attending college majoring in Nursing.

Clubs/Sports

Health Career Academy, HOSA, and CSF.

Favorite Quote

"You are gold. Do not set yourself on fire to keep other people warm."

Thankful for

My parents for always trying to support me.

Favorite memory of the year

Being named Valedictorian.

Belen Alexandra Acevedo

Future Plans

Attend University as a Nursing Major.

Clubs/Sports

T.A.N.K. Association, Senior Class Secretary, College Club, CSF, School Site Council.

Favorite Quote

"It's not about getting it, it's acout getting used to it."
-Charles Goldberg

Thankful for

My educators.

Favorite memory of the year

Watching Jurassic Park with my beautiful family for the 10, 101 time at my request after receiving a hand made dinosaur mug from Eliza.

Grace Flores

Future Plans

Antelope Valley College to obtain my Associate Degree in Deaf Studies and Admissions of Justice.

Clubs/Sports

HOSA, 2 years of Swim Team, 1 year of College Club.

Favorite Quote

"There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life; some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures."

Thankful for

Staff and family, especially Heath Career Academy, Mom, and my brother.

Favorite memory of the year

Hanukkah presents from my good friend Belen Acevedo, Amoreena, and Cheyenne Adams in the event of our EMT potluck.

German Vazquez

Future Plans

California State University of Northridge.

Clubs/Sports

Cross Country and Track.

Favorite Quote

"I accept all the things that I cannot change."
-Grace Vanderwall

Thankful for

My family, friends and Ms. Justice.

Favorite memory of the year

Being in Cross Country.

Bitia King

Future Plans

College, pursue my dream of becoming a pediatrician.

Favorite Quote

"Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else."

Thankful for

My family and my friends.

Favorite memory of the year

The first day of school.

Andrew Guzman

Future Plans

To attend CSUN for my engineering degree.

Clubs/Sports

Cross Country, Solar Car Race Team, and ASB.

Favorite Quote

"I keep my head high, I got my wings to carry me, I don't know freedom, I want my dreams to rescue me."

Thankful for

Mr. Grieve, and Coach Nadonza and Bledsoe.

Favorite Memory of the year

The first football game when we got to do the student section again! We were thrown a huge curve ball but the ASB crew handled it well!

Marc Chavez Garcia

Future Plans

Sell/Rent real estate and repair electronics in my free time.

Clubs/Sports

Link Crew

Favorite Quote

"Don't practice until you get it right. Practice until you can't get it wrong."

Thankful for

Da bous who go through the same things as I. They understand me the most out of everyone. You guys know who you are. And my girlfriend.

Favorite memory of the year

Senior sunrise. If you know, you know.

Tyree Nelson

Future Plans

Langston to study business.

Clubs/Sports

Manager of Basketball and Track, Solar Car, Youth Alive, BSU, Environmental

Favorite Quote

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."

Thankful for

Best friend Bianca and my family/friends.

Favorite memory of the year

Winning against Pete Knight.

Jesse Hurst

Future Plans

Pursue Choral Education.

Clubs/Sports

Chamber Singers, Men's Chorus, A'Capella

Favorite Quote

"Life is full of surprises; some good, some bad."

Thankful for

Mr. Grieve and Mr. McCullough.

Favorite memory of the year

Rehearsal for Choir.