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THE CLASS OF 98: AN ORANGE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK

Canyon High

June 03, 1998

Canyon High

220 S. Imperial Highway

Anaheim 92807

(714) 532-8000

* Enrollment: 1,906

* Established: 1973

* Hangout: Taco Bell

* Team name: The Comanches

* Newspaper: Smoke Signals

* Principal: Ralph Jameson

* Student president: Josh Grubaugh

* Valedictorians: Shazia Ali; Vinh Phan

* Famous alumni: Michelle Carew; former major league baseball player Rob Deere; UCLA center fielder Eric Valent

* Winning moments: Celebrated its 25th anniversary; Winter formal at Knott's Berry Farm was the most attended winter formal in the school's history

* Tradition: Class Color Day, during which each class dresses in assigned color to promote unity

* Footnote: Time capsule buried on campus

* Graduation: June 11, 4 p.m., at Fred Kelly Stadium in Orange

SENIOR STANDOUT

Shazia Ali of Anaheim

* Achievements: Earned a 4.94 weighted grade-point average, the highest in the school's history; one of 35 students nationwide to enroll in the B.A./M.D. program at USC; voted most likely to succeed; Top of the Tribe award; National Honor Society; California Scholarship Federation; Honor Roll; Key Club vice president; Math Club/Mi Alpha Theta president; Islamic Awareness Club president; organizes blood drives

* Connections: Tutor; youth group; calligraphy; piano; reading; swimming

* Ambition: A career in medicine and biomedical research

* Family: Parents are Mir M. and Fouzia Ali;

two siblings: "My family is very important

to me!"

* Claim to fame: "My height is about the same as my GPA. I am one of the shortest people in my senior class, with a height of 5 foot 1!"

THE SENIOR CLASS: 407

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