Warren celebrates Golden Bear Awards

DOWNEY - Warren High School honored 22 students at its annual Golden Bear Awards program Monday at the Downey Theatre. Warren's "best and brightest" were honored in all academic disciplines, along with extracurricular and co-curricular programs.

Students were honored in 22 different categories, with each student receiving a plaque.

Esteban Garcia, with a 4.56 GPA, was presented the Grand Golden Bear Award for his academic achievements. Fluent in three languages, he will attend Georgetown University this fall on a $53,000 renewable scholarship.

This year's Golden Bear winners included Kate Guzman (ASB), Matthew Caswell (Boys Athletics), Frances Vaaulu (Girls Athletics), Miriam Bello (Business), Esteban Garcia (English), Hugo Rodriguez (English Language Development), Alexi Emory (Family and Consumer Science), Robert Soukup (Industrial Arts), Oscar Diaz (Instructional Support), Angelika Sosnowski (Journalism), Sarthak Patel (Mathematics), Chelsea Abang (Musical Instrumental), Victor Ceja (Musical Vocal), Chelsea Vinas (Pep Squad), Eduardo Arana (Physical Education), Kimberly Daniel (R.O.P.), Tiffany De La Riva (School Service), Gihad Abdelhady (Science), Deborah Won (Social Science), Kurt Thormodsen (Theatre Arts), Valerie Dominquez (Visual Arts) and Esteban Garcia (World Languages).

********** Published: May 5, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 3