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Fountain Valley High

THE CLASS OF 99: AN ORANGE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK

June 09, 1999

17816 Bushard St.

Fountain Valley 92708

(714) 962-3301

* Enrollment: 2,680

* Established: 1966

* Team name: Barons

* Newspaper: The Baron Banner

* Principal: Gary Ernst

* Student president: Eugene Yang

* Famous alumni: Actress Michelle Pfeiffer; Olympic backstroke silver medalist Shirley Babashoff; Green Bay Packer Lance Zeno; former NFL players Duval Love, Emil and Carl Harry, and Kenny Margerum

* Winning moments: Ranked 23rd nationally in Advanced Placement testing; color guard and drum line competed in National Championships in Dayton, Ohio; Battle of the Bell victory over Edison High; state-of-the-art weight room opened with community support and funding; football Southern Section Division I playoffs; girls' water polo Southern Section Division I playoffs

* In the works: Institute an electronic journalism class; improve technology access for students and staff

* Graduation: June 16, 5 p.m., at Huntington Beach High

SENIOR STANDOUT

Geoffrey Marecek of Fountain Valley

* Achievements: Earned a 4.51 weighted grade-point average; National Merit Scholarship winner; Academic All-American in swimming; UCI Academic Talent Search scholar in verbal and math; swim team most valuable player; Coronet nominee in science, math, athletics, English, history, foreign language; Associated Student Body executive council

* Connections: Eagle Scout; varsity swim and water polo teams; church youth leadership group and outreach programs; Eagle Scout service projects; works at Mimi's Cafe

* Ambitions: "I will continue swimming and attend Northwestern University, possibly majoring in biological sciences, genetics and physiology. I hope to become a sports medicine physician and also find an intelligent, beautiful, moral young woman to marry and have a family with."

* Family: Father is Gerald Marecek; mother is Lynn; brother is Greg; sister is Lauren

* Claims to fame: "Named swim team's cheer organizer for the past two years [and a] Kevin Bacon look-a-like."

THE SENIOR CLASS: 634

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