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NEWS
May 2, 1991
An Eagle Rock High School senior, who wants to be both a physicist and the next Vanna White, placed third in the California Citizen Bee competition. Maureen Wan will travel to Washington June 22 to 26 with the first- and second-place winners from Southern California to compete in the National Citizen Bee Competition. Two winners from Northern California will also compete.
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NEWS
November 26, 1987
Six area high school seniors are among the semifinalists of the 33rd annual Merit Program of the National Merit Scholarship Corp. These students are Ian P. Dukas, Tim J. Franks, Gideon F. Javier, Christopher P. Nichelson and AliceMary Williams of John Marshall High School in Glendale, and Erin J. Coyl of Eagle Rock High School. Of the more than 1 million high school juniors across the country who took the qualifying test in 1986, 15,000 became semifinalists. The top 0.
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March 23, 1995
Despite previously vowing to stay out of the race, Supervisor Gloria Molina on Wednesday endorsed Lucia Rivera for the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education. In backing Rivera in the 5th District race, Molina formed a rare political alliance with City Councilman Richard Alatorre, who was among the first to endorse the Eagle Rock High School parent volunteer.
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July 23, 1999
Marian Ruth Tescher, a retired copy editor and electronics inspector, died Wednesday. She was 85. She was born Feb. 26, 1914, to Rachel and George Dinger. The family moved to Eagle Rock when she was about 12 years old. She attended high school there and graduated from Eagle Rock High School. In 1941, she married Charles Tescher and moved to Pasadena. In Pasadena, she was a copy editor for the Independent newspaper.
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September 11, 1990
Thomas E. Curtis, a retired engineer who worked on several large public works projects, has died in Mission Hills. He was 77. A resident of Sylmar, Curtis died Wednesday of bone cancer, said his wife, Dorothy Curtis. Born Sept. 10, 1912, in Phoebus, Va., Curtis came to California as a child. He graduated from Eagle Rock High School and later attended Los Angeles City College, where he studied mechanical design engineering.
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June 12, 2000
John Rinaldo, 72, a longtime music teacher at Eagle Rock High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District who created one of the best scholastic jazz education programs in the nation. Born in Elgin, Ill., Rinaldo inherited his interest in music from his father, Lawrence, who he once said played tuba and trombone in John Philip Sousa's band. Rinaldo learned trumpet at an early age and went on to earn a music degree from the University of Illinois.
NEWS
August 3, 1989
Two suspected gang members accused of gunning down a 17-year-old in a May 19 drive-by shooting outside a Glendale church pleaded not guilty this week to charges of attempted murder and shooting at an occupied vehicle. A Pasadena Juvenile Court judge ruled July 27 that the pair would be tried as adults because of the seriousness of the crime. Pierre Ilao and Alvin Pagoyon, both 17-year-old Los Angeles residents, were arrested in connection with the shooting outside a dance at Holy Family Church.
NEWS
April 23, 1992
Cory S. Sims of Eagle Rock High School is among 1,150 winners of corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarships, winning a Santa Fe Pacific Foundation award. The winners are among more than 6,300 high school seniors in the 1992 competition, who are to receive Merit college scholarships worth more than $25 million.
NEWS
September 19, 1991
More than 15,000 students nationwide, representing the top 0.5% of each state's graduating class, have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. They include: Eagle Rock Eagle Rock High School: Cory S. Sims Glendale Glendale High School: Wendy E. Werges Herbert Hoover High School: Andrew Y. Paik Highland Park Benjamin Franklin High School: Stephen Wong La Canada Flintridge Flintridge Preparatory School: James Hoh, Steven W. Wood, David L.
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