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PQ Student Star Sarah Loza Gives Back to Others Fighting Cancer
3 months 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
5 months 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
8 months 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
10 months 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
12 months 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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Talia Putman Uses Her Experience to Help Others
1 year ago

Talia Putman Uses Her Experience to Help Others

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Giving Over Getting

While most Sweet 16 birthday parties have gifts typical for teenage girl life, Talia Putman made a different request of her friends and family – donations to …
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PQ Student Star Reshini Umesh Has a Diverse  Mix of Interests and Experiences
1 year ago

PQ Student Star Reshini Umesh Has a Diverse Mix of Interests and Experiences

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Rock On, Reshini!

Reshini Umesh has such a diversity of interests and experiences, it’s hard to know where to begin. This Westview High School freshman has lived in Rancho Peñasquitos …
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Katie Ditter Finds Inspiration Through Acting With JCompany Youth Theatre
2 years ago

Katie Ditter Finds Inspiration Through Acting With JCompany Youth Theatre

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Center Stage

Fifth grader Katie Ditter is a born performer who is thriving at JCompany Youth Theatre. At JCompany, Katie has performed in Willy Wonka, Wicked, Once on This Island, …
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Brandon Saldivar Shines as a Nationally Recognized Actor
2 years ago

Brandon Saldivar Shines as a Nationally Recognized Actor

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Taking the Stage

When Brandon Saldivar first began acting nearly five years ago, he knew that the stage was where he belonged. “In July 2012, I took a summer camp …
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Ke’ana Reyes Is Committed to Personal Growth and Serving Her Community
2 years ago

Ke’ana Reyes Is Committed to Personal Growth and Serving Her Community

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Always Rising Above

Ke’ana Reyes’ success story does not follow the typical trajectory. This 92129 Student Star rises above the crowd not only for her accomplishments but for what she …
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