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June 15, 1990 | TONY MARCANO
Christina Hong, a senior at Mission Viejo High School, has a secret--not only is she the smartest student at her school, she's also the top graduate in Orange County. Try not to spread it around. "I don't like to be known as the smartest person in school," said Hong, 18, who amassed a county-high 4.94 grade-point average and will enroll at Stanford University this fall. "I don't like that label."
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June 9, 1993 | KURT PITZER
The city of Los Angeles has awarded Pierce College $186,000 for a program to encourage students and recent dropouts to stay in high school and teach them skills they will need once they graduate. The 40 teen-agers who participate in the one-year program, funded by the city's Community Development Department, will attend regular high school classes in the mornings and spend three hours every afternoon at Pierce, starting in the fall.
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September 18, 1999 | FRED ALVAREZ
Hoping to better prepare high school students for college, Cal State Channel Islands will expand a campaign to provide math and English assistance to university-bound youngsters in the Oxnard High School District. Thanks to a $25,000 grant by the Ventura County Community Foundation, university officials will help 300 juniors at Oxnard-area high schools sharpen the basic skills they will need for university admission.
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May 15, 1988
Twelve South Bay high school students are among 2,800 winners of college-sponsored Merit Scholarships. The winners were chosen from among Merit Program finalists who reported plans to attend the sponsor college. Officials of each institution selected recipients and determined their stipend amounts. Each of the young men and women will receive between $1,000 and $8,000 over the four years of undergraduate study at the sponsoring college or university.
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May 9, 1998 | HOLLY J. WOLCOTT
Thirty high school students will learn about the wheels of government Monday when they convene at City Hall for a day of speeches and tours during the city's inaugural Student Leadership Institute. Following an 8:30 a.m. presentation by Councilman Stanley J. Daily and City Manager Bill Little, pairs of sophomores, juniors and seniors from Adolfo Camarillo and Rio Mesa high schools will rotate through city departments.
NEWS
May 3, 1992
Two San Gabriel High School seniors, Lucia Pujol and Cami Mesa, are among 24 California students recognized by the California Assn. of Peer Programs for service to their school and community. Both are in their third year of peer counseling training at the school and both have served at the YWCA Rape Crisis Center in Pasadena and on the mental health unit at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center in San Gabriel.
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February 21, 1997 | GEOFF BOUCHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two Huntington Beach High School students were praised Thursday after they helped rescue a 50-year-old surfer who collapsed on the beach in the grip of cardiac arrest. The students, Jenny Moeller and Keith Black, both 15, spotted the man face down in the surf and pulled him to safety before flagging down a lifeguard on patrol, according to Battalion Chief Chuck Reynolds of the Huntington Beach Fire Department.
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