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May 31, 1996 | JOHN POPE and LORI HAYCOX
Tustin High School has established a scholarship fund in memory of Ryan Watanabe, a junior honors student who was killed recently in a traffic accident. Watanabe, 17, stopped on the freeway to survey a fender-bender when another motorist rammed his car and sent him plummeting about 50 feet into a parking lot below. The scholarship will be awarded annually to an outstanding senior scholar-athlete at Tustin High to help pay college expenses, Principal Bob Boies said. Watanabe carried a 4.
July 14, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
Foothill High School will have two new assistant principals when the 1994-95 school year begins in September. Joining the school are Brooke Harms-Vogelgesang, an assistant principal at Tustin High School for the last two years, and Anthony Kuns, an administrator from Chino Unified School District. They will replace Dawn Clemens, who is moving out of the district, and Charles Milligan, newly appointed principal of Spring View Middle School in Huntington Beach.
November 29, 1992
I'm Jewish and I live in Northridge. My hope and prayer is that the African-American community doesn't feel the rage that I do over the response of school officials and parents at Tustin High School because of Rodney King's appearance at Tustin High School. Through Principal Duffy Clark's eyes, Rodney King is not a role model and that is true. He is not a Clarence Thomas or a Quincy Jones. And according to Tustin Supt. David Andrews, he is "infamous and controversial." I don't get it. Here is a man almost beaten to death by four policemen, and he is judged controversial and infamous.
June 10, 2006 | Sara Lin, Times Staff Writer
A Tustin High School wrestling coach has been charged with possession of steroids and counterfeit money, prosecutors said Friday. Tustin Unified School District officials said there were no indications that Ramon Hernandez Serrano distributed the muscle-building drugs to students. He has been placed on administrative leave. Acting on a tip, police searched Serrano's Santa Ana home and said they found two bottles of injectable steroids and nine counterfeit $50 bills in his bedroom.
April 12, 1991 | SHANNON SANDS
Putting a yellow ribbon on his car or wearing red, white and blue to commemorate Operation Desert Storm was not quite enough for Tustin High School senior Pat Collins. He wanted to do something more. So Collins, 17, got together with a group of students and organized a patriotic school rally last month, complete with flags, banners, cheers and hot dogs. But that still wasn't enough.
November 11, 1988
The Tustin Unified School District has won a 1988 Golden Bell Award from the California School Board Assn. for "an outstanding curriculum" in the theater arts and film program at Tustin High School. The program is designed "to involve all levels of students in writing, creating, performing and appreciating the arts," school officials said.
November 12, 1985 | Heidi Evans \f7
A survey of the high schools whose graduates attend Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa puts Edison High School of Huntington Beach at the head of a top-10 list this fall. In a statement released by the college, 1,042 of the 25,419 students enrolled at Orange Coast College this semester graduated from Edison. Costa Mesa High School ranked second with 966 students.
About 250 students, soldiers and residents assembled on Tustin High School's Northrup Stadium football field Friday night for a salute to military personnel who served in the Gulf War. The rally was the idea of student Pat Collins, head of the school's patriotism committee. Students spent about six weeks planning the celebration, passing out flyers, posting banners and spreading word of the event, organizers said. The keynote speaker, Brig. Gen. Wayne T.
December 30, 1997 | J.J. POPE
Mayra Mendoza, a senior at Tustin High School, has been selected as one of two California delegates to attend the 36th annual U.S. Senate Youth Program in Washington, Feb. 28-March 7. Mendoza, 17, will join 104 delegates who will meet with leading Cabinet members, a Supreme Court justice and congressional policymakers. Each delegate will receive a $2,000 college scholarship from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.
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