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Norwalk-La Mirada Woodshop Students Build, Donate Garden Boxes to Local Youth Shelter

La Mirada High School senior Isaac Cantu is extra vigilant as he stencils the words "Dream Big" along the side of one of four garden boxes he and three other students have made in their woodshop class to beautify the grounds of the Casa Youth Shelter in Los Alamitos. Cantu worked with seniors Johnny Granados, Andrew Iabarra and Spencer Collins to finish the garden boxes, which can house dozens of plants, flowers, fruits and vegetables. Photos are available

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Students Honored in State Photography Contest

At some empty stretch of highway on the way to Mount Baldy, seventh-grader Genesis Sandoval laid down in the middle of the cracked and battered road for a photo that she believed encapsulated the essence of exploration and its many possibilities. Sandoval’s photo was chosen from hundreds of entries as one of eight winners of the 2017 California Streaming Digital Photography Contest. This is the second year in a row that a Benton Middle School student has been named a winner.

Norwalk High Junior Triumphs at Lions Club Student Speaker Contest

Norwalk High School junior Alyssa Bernal is a step closer to her dream of attending an Ivy League law school, earning $500 in Lions Club scholarships after strong performances during the 80th Annual Lions Club Student Speaker Contest. Bernal, who has a 4.54 GPA and a goal of becoming the first female chief justice of the Supreme Court, will use the money to attend the Yale University Young Global Scholars pre-collegiate summer program in June. Bernal won three consecutive regional contests with her response to the question, “Is the Right to Privacy a Threat to our National Security.”

6 La Mirada High Student-Athletes Sign Letters of Intent for Spring Sports

Six La Mirada High School student-athletes signed letters of intent on April 12 – National Signing Day for spring sports – committing to colleges and universities they will attend in the fall. The students are: Alyssa Ramirez, softball, La Serna University; Alyssa Hana, softball, Wellesley College; Andrew Valencia: water polo, Whittier College; Andrew Diaz, baseball, Hope International; Alex Gonzalez, baseball, Vanguard University; and Justin Scroggin, baseball, Navy. Photos are available.