Katella High

Katella High

2200 E. Wagner Ave.

Anaheim 92806

(714) 999-3621

* Enrollment: 2,000

* Established: 1965

* Team name: Knights

* Newspaper: The Excalibur

* Principal: Mike Shelton

* Student president: Vinh Phi

* Famous alumni: U.S. Reps. Loretta Sanchez and Ed Royce; Cleveland Indian pitcher Jaret Wright

* Winning moment: Jill Santibanez named The Times Orange County girls' cross-country runner of the year

* Graduation: June 11, 3 p.m., at Glover Stadium


Malissa Michelle Cox of Anaheim

* Achievements: Earned Cal State Fullerton presidential scholarship; Disneyland Creativity Site finalist; a 3.84 weighted grade-point average; selected for University Youth Citizenship Seminar; chosen best drill-team marcher; soprano section leader

* Connections: Vocal jazz ensemble; drama group; volleyball team; makes jewelry and crafts; singing; dancing; church; tutors students; works as hostess at Black Angus

* Ambitions: Attend Cal State Fullerton, study mu- sical theater and art history; become a high school teacher and support performing arts in schools

* Family: Mother is Laura Cox; sisters Deanne, Patty, Becki and Kelly

* Claim to fame: "Ben Stein of 'Win Ben Stein's Money' once told me, 'Stick to acting; you'll go far' "


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