Cornelia Connelly High

Cornelia Connelly High

2323 W. Broadway

Anaheim 92804

(714) 776-1717

* Enrollment: 215

* Established: 1961

* Landmarks: The gardens; senior locker room decorated by senior class

* Hangouts: Taco Bell; In-N-Out Burger; Cortina Italian Market; Servite High School

* Team name: Koalas

* Newspaper: Broadway Review

* Head of school: Francine Gunther

* Student president: Kristina Erbstoesser

* Famous alumni: Naomi Marita, first female graduation speaker at Harvard; Sister Susan Slater, provincial superior of the American Province of the Society of the Holy Child

* Unsung heroes: Biology teacher Mary Pat Anderson, who has been at the school since 1975; Ramon Perez, groundskeeper and new U.S. citizen

* Winning moments: Senior Julia Adams became a National Merit Scholarship Program finalist; German teacher Fraulein Diane Seely won the Notre Dame Great Teacher award

* Traditions: Ring Night; Student Head-for-the-Day; Senior Portfolio Night; Yearbook "blackmail photo page"

* Graduation: June 7, 5 p.m., at the school field


Amy Vu of Garden Grove

* Achievements: Earned a 4.38 weighted grade-point average; senior class president; yearbook editor; Scout leader; founded school Outdoor and Key clubs; UC Santa Barbara Qualifying Exams honors in biology and chemistry; National Science Olympiad distinction in chemistry and biology; National Honor Society director of publicity

* Connections: Student council; Interact club; Academic Council; school board education committee; volunteers to help the homeless; participates in the AIDS Walk

* Ambitions: Attend Caltech, major in biology; become an orthodontist

* Family: Parents are Kent and Vonnie Vu

* Claim to fame: "My love for Arby's French fries"


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