Orange High

Orange High

525 N. Shaffer

Orange 92667

(714) 997-6211

* Enrollment: 2,100

* Established: 1903 on Glassell Street; moved in 1953

* Landmark: Outdoor Theater

* Team name: Panthers

* Newspaper: The Reflector

* Principal: Bob Lewis

* Student president: Martha Mercado

* Valedictorian: Pamela Milan

* Famous alumni: Former County Supervisor Gaddi Vasquez; Olympic runner Mary Decker Slaney

* Winning moments: Choir selected to travel to Washington, D.C. for the 150th-anniversary salute to the Washington Monument; Hal Webb won best of show in Gogh Van Orange art festival; Pei-Chi Huang's artwork exhibited at the Orange County Department of Education's Imagination Celebration; Jeff Manning, Julio Garcia and Hanh Ha saw their photographs exhibited at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts Junior Exhibition

* Memorable event: Pennies for Patients raised more than $10,000 for Leukemia Society's pediatric research

* Graduation: June 11, 4:30 p.m., at the Outdoor Theater


Pamela Milan of Orange

* Achievements: Earned a 4.78 grade-point average; National English Merit award; All-American scholar award; Academic Achievement award; Virtuous Panther award; named in the top 100 female mathematics students in Southern California; Who's Who Among American High School Students; St. Joseph Hospital activities coordinator

* Connections: Youth Leadership Council; California Scholarship Federation; Volunteerism Promotion Council; the Orange County Academic Decathlon; California Assn. of Student Governments; Key Club; National Honor Society; math club; volunteers for the Eggleston Foster Family Agency; tutors students

* Ambitions: Attend college and study medicine, English and the law; promote women's rights

* Family: Mother is Michelle Milan; one sister

* Future claim to fame: Be the first woman elected president of the U.S. and propose a worldwide health-care policy


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