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Paula and Martha Contreras Embrace Their Community and Their Culture
2 weeks ago

Paula and Martha Contreras Embrace Their Community and Their Culture

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Global Outlook

Paula and Martha Contreras are lifelong North County residents, and they love their neighborhood community. They attend Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, where Paula’s favorite subjects are history …
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Sarina Krishnan Founded the Nonprofit Pathways to Assimilation
5 months ago

Sarina Krishnan Founded the Nonprofit Pathways to Assimilation

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Helping Immigrants

Sarina Krishnan, a junior at the Bishop’s School in La Jolla, relishes the constant variety of experiences she has from both her urban-based school and her more rural …
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Freshman Amy Wigley Loves Utilizing Her Civic-Minded Leadership Skills
9 months ago

Freshman Amy Wigley Loves Utilizing Her Civic-Minded Leadership Skills

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Leading the Way

Amy Wigley, a freshman at Rancho Bernardo High School, has only lived in the Poway Royal Estates community for a year, but has already made an impact. …
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Fernanda Fabian Gets Involved in the Poway Community
9 months ago

Fernanda Fabian Gets Involved in the Poway Community

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Well-Rounded Freshman

Fernanda Fabian relishes being involved in her community. Born and raised in Poway, this talented teen is a recent graduate of Meadowbrook Middle School. At middle school, she …
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Chelsea Reilly Is a Mentor for Her School’s New Students
1 year ago

Chelsea Reilly Is a Mentor for Her School’s New Students

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Diverse Interests

Chelsea Reilly, a 13-year-old eighth grader at Bernardo Heights Middle School, has lived in Poway for the past seven years, and she appreciates the diverse community. Her mother …
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Kylie and Aleah Hazard: Sisters and Friends
1 year ago

Kylie and Aleah Hazard: Sisters and Friends

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Sisterly Love

Many little girls love horses, but for sisters Kylie and Aleah Hazard, riding has become a big part of their lives. They attend Ride Above Disability, a …
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Camden Weisbruch Is a Young Entrepreneur Committed to Helping Musical Artists Launch Their Careers
1 year ago

Camden Weisbruch Is a Young Entrepreneur Committed to Helping Musical Artists Launch Their Careers

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Young Entrepreneur

Camden Weisbruch may only be 15 years old, but he is already a seasoned entrepreneur. His San Diego-based start-up, BeatGrid, aims to help small musical artists take …
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Myra Oliveira Strives to Succeed in School and Sports
2 years ago

Myra Oliveira Strives to Succeed in School and Sports

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High Grades, Great Goalie

As an eighth grader at Twin Peaks Middle School, Myra Oliveira spends most of her time between the classroom and the lacrosse field. A star student …
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Sixth Grader Alison Newman Focuses on Helping Others
2 years ago

Sixth Grader Alison Newman Focuses on Helping Others

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Young Leader

Each year on her birthday, Alison Newman does not ask for gifts for herself. Instead, this kind-hearted sixth grader asks for pajamas for foster children. This is just …
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Leona Hariharan Has a Thirst for Constant Community Involvement
2 years ago

Leona Hariharan Has a Thirst for Constant Community Involvement

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Award-Winning Volunteer

Soon-to-be Mt. Carmel junior Leona Hariharan enjoys the communal camaraderie in her hometown of Poway. She explained, “There’s constantly something going on, and I love participating in community …
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