Viking Awards recognize top students

DOWNEY - More than 200 Downey High School students were chosen for recognition at this year's Viking Awards ceremony held April 28.Of the nominees, 19 were deemed the best of the best within the 20 academic and extracurricular categories. These students received handcrafted Viking statues that were made by the visual and industrial arts departments. This year's Viking Award winners include Zachary Wickham (Advanced College Prep Math and Biological Sciences), Elisa Ruiz (ROP), Bryan Bonilla (Character Counts), Arturo Navarro (Business/Computer Sciences), James Hofstra (College Prep Math), Kai Yu Chang (English Language Development), Anyssa Aguilar (English Composition), Daisy Zepeda (Family and Consumer Sciences), Patrick Solis (Fine Arts), Jacqueline Nunez (English Literature), Carlos Ontiveros (Industrial Arts), John Franco (ASB), Erl Masse (Physical Education), Marvin Salazar (Physical Sciences), Christopher Skorka (History), Maged Manswer (Social Studies), Elizabeth Medina (Resource Projects), Kenneth Craney (Special Projects) and Magaly Gastelum (World Languages).

********** Published: May 12, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 4