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Kara Fan Shines as a Young Scientist In and Out of School
1 month ago

Kara Fan Shines as a Young Scientist In and Out of School

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STEAM Star

When Kara Fan was in the fifth grade, her FLL (First Lego League) Robotics team won the best robot design at the Southern California competition. Her interest in …
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Mt. Carmel High School Student Margo Kapp Helps Children Foster a Love of Reading
4 months ago

Mt. Carmel High School Student Margo Kapp Helps Children Foster a Love of Reading

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Books for Change

Mt. Carmel High School student Margo Kapp has a love of reading, something she feels passionate about sharing with others, especially children. Margo established Books for Change, a …
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Aaron D’Souza Codes to Help Ease Others’ Lives (and to Play Games He’s Created)
6 months ago

Aaron D’Souza Codes to Help Ease Others’ Lives (and to Play Games He’s Created)

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Computer Skills

Aaron started microprogramming when he visited the Think-a-Bit-Lab at his father’s Qualcomm workplace. The program encourages children to make interesting projects using creativity and technology. The Park Village …
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Alexxis Brown Pushes Herself Academically and Athletically
8 months ago

Alexxis Brown Pushes Herself Academically and Athletically

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Thriving on Challenges

Alexxis Brown, a Park Village resident and a junior at Westview High School, is very driven and thrives on challenges. Whether through sports, academics, or volunteering, Alexxis …
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Christopher Ritchie Loves Refereeing Ice Hockey and Playing Roller Hockey
10 months ago

Christopher Ritchie Loves Refereeing Ice Hockey and Playing Roller Hockey

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Hockey Enthusiast

As a sophomore at Westview, Christopher Ritchie enjoys many facets of his high school, but he admitted his favorite is that “It is one of the few schools …
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PQ Student Star Sarah Loza Gives Back to Others Fighting Cancer
1 year ago

PQ Student Star Sarah Loza Gives Back to Others Fighting Cancer

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Strong Survivor

In the fall of 2017, nine-year-old Sarah Loza started to experience unexplained electrical shocks to the forehead, severe body pain, and night sweats. Diagnosed with Stage 4 Burkitt’s …
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Jenya Carter Makes Connections Through Music and Language
1 year ago

Jenya Carter Makes Connections Through Music and Language

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Inspired by Possibility

Through music, Jenya Carter has found a powerful way to connect with herself and her world. “I love the way it allows me to express myself and …
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Violet Renard Makes a Comeback After a Major Injury
1 year ago

Violet Renard Makes a Comeback After a Major Injury

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Stronger Than Ever

When Violet Renard heard the huge clash, she knew it was bad. It was the second half of the soccer game against Rancho Bernardo, and Violet had …
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Gavin Lissebeck Skates Towards Success
2 years ago

Gavin Lissebeck Skates Towards Success

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Inspiration on Ice

Gavin Lissebeck knew from the age of three that he was meant to play ice hockey. Since that time, the sport has taken Gavin from his home …
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Hannah Lambert Combines Her Experience as a Runner and Girl Scout to Lift Up Others
2 years ago

Hannah Lambert Combines Her Experience as a Runner and Girl Scout to Lift Up Others

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Creative Leader

Seventeen-year-old Westview senior Hannah Lambert has been a Girl Scout since first grade, and still takes that commitment as seriously as ever. Hannah recently completed her Gold Award, …
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