WHAT: La Serna High School will hold a special ceremony on May 27 to recognize 24 senior student-athletes who have signed letters of intent or who have committed to play at a college or university.

Each athlete will have banners and decorative items representing the local and national universities they will attend, from Cal Baptist University to the University of Southern California. Sports that will be represented include bowling, soccer, cheer, volleyball, soccer, water polo, softball, baseball, football, tennis, track and swim.

WHEN: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27

WHERE: La Serna High School Gym, 15301 Youngwood Drive, Whittier

DETAILS: In an annual tradition, La Serna will celebrate its student-athletes with a special program celebrating their athletic, academic and personal achievements. Honorees include: Jezabelle Rubalcava, Louisiana Tech University, soccer; Samantha Barron, Cal Baptist University, cheer; Samantha Neely, Westmont College, volleyball; Natasha Ortiz, Marymount California University, soccer; Madison Flareau, Notre Dame College, water polo; Michelle Reed, Boise State University, soccer; Elizabeth Hernandez, Kansas State University, soccer; Miranda Yzabal, Whittier College, soccer; Ashley Yacks, Webster University, soccer; Samantha Martinez, Marymount California University, softball; David Ornelas III, Santa Barbara Community College, baseball; Enrique Pacheco, Willamette University, football; Travis Miller, University of Wisconsin-Superior, baseball; Elizabeth Brautigam, Hamilton College, softball; Jamie Wren, Ohio University, softball; Taylor Becerra, Arizona State University, softball; Victoria Ayala, University of Detroit-Mercy, softball; David Godoy, USC, baseball; Carlos Flores, Occidental College, tennis; Bryce Oliver, Linfield College, football; Michaela Torres, Lake Forrest College, swim; Matt Alcala, Willamette University, soccer; Chris Goar, William Penn University, bowling; and Jason Small, University of La Verne, soccer.

Coverage and/or inclusion of this event in your calendar of events is welcome and greatly appreciated.

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