Pacifica High

Pacifica High

6851 Lampson Ave.

Garden Grove 92645

(714) 663-6515

* Enrollment: 1,577

* Established: 1965

* Landmark: Anchor in the quad donated by the U.S. Navy

* Team name: Mariners

* Newspaper: The Anchor

* Principal: Peggy Mahfood

* Student president: Joey Pentel

* Famous alumni: Gymnastics silver medalists Michelle Dussere and Pam Bilek; Olympic figure skater Terry Kubicka; Blue Angels pilot Kevin Lauver; NFL kicker Norm Johnson; Offspring's Bryan "Dexter" Holland, Greg Kriesel and Kevin Wasserman

* Unsung hero: Peter Pacifica, a graduate who attends every sporting event and legally changed his name to honor the school

* Winning moments: Athletes won nine league championships; Amanda Freed selected most valuable player in Garden Grove League

* Traditions: Seniors buy gifts for a

special education school in the Adopt-A-Child program

* Graduation: June 16, 6 p.m., at the Bolsa Grande High Stadium


Dana Caraway of Cypress

* Achievements: Earned a 3.96 weighted grade-point average; Honor Roll for seven consecutive semesters; varsity letters in marching band and orchestra; Golden State honors in U.S. history; California Scholarship Federation seal bearer; played with the Garden Grove DATE District Orchestra and the Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra

* Connections: Volunteers for children's church programs; plays music for hospital patients; French club; German club; American Field Service International; Girl Scouts; camping; backpacking; canoeing

* Ambitions: Attend Whitworth College in Spokane, Wash., major in music; study music therapy ("healing harps")

* Family: Parents are Alan and Lynne Caraway; sister Nicole

* Claim to fame: Known throughout the Garden Grove School District as "that girl who plays the harp"


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