LocationAlhambra , CA
The Alhambra Source is proud to congratulate the graduating seniors from all five AUSD high schools. You are certainly taking a brave step into the new normal and we applaud your courage, determination and strength in weathering the last two months of a school experience far different than anyone could have anticipated.
Over the next few days we will be highlighting a graduating senior from the high schools with a self-recorded video talking about their school and accomplishments.
Today, we highlight Alhambra High School and ASB President Sophia Olmeda. Alhambra high School’s virtual graduation will be streamed on YouTube. It will be held on Monday, June 8th at 6 p.m.
Some facts about Sophia:
College choice: Columbia University
Career Goal: Civil Engineer with focus on creating environmentally conscience infrastructure.
Favorite subjects in high school: “I was always a STEM student at heart and loved math and science.”
Favorite activities in high school: “I loved being part of MESA and the school site council where I could work with broad groups of people on various projects.”
What will you miss most about Alhambra High School?: “I will miss my friends and the amazing relationships I had in high school. Whether it was friends that became my greatest support and teachers who I could turn to for advice, I knew I had a group to turn to. Especially since I was not able to say goodbye to many of these people as a result of the short end to the physical school year, those people are the ones I miss the most.”
What personal accomplishment are you most proud of?: “I’m very proud of becoming the ASB president. It was a position that I had never thought I would even be in and yet I’m so grateful to be there. I have had the opportunity to meet and work with amazing students to plan large scale events.”