Santa Ana Valley High

Santa Ana Valley High

1801 S. Greenville Ave.

Santa Ana 92704

(714) 241-6410

* Enrollment: 1,660

* Established: 1959

* Team name: Falcons

* Newspaper: The Falcon

* Principal: Robert Nelson

* Student president: Matilde Lopez

* Valedictorian: Misael Villegas

* Famous alumnus: Former professional baseball player Garry Templeton

* Winning moments: Orange County Academic Decathalon team awarded a school record number of medals in competition; Associated Student Body blood drive gathered enough blood to save 348 lives

* Traditions: International Week; Valley Vaudeville Show; senior Academic Achievement Award Ceremony; senior gift presentation

* Graduation: June 16, 10:30 a.m., at Eddie West Field in Santa Ana


Misael Villegas of Santa Ana

* Achievements: Earned a 4.366 weighted grade-point average; California Scholarship Federation seal bearer; first place in MESA Day math contest; second place in both county and district science fairs; fourth place in state science fair; December student of the month

* Connections: Computer lab assistant at Cal State Fullerton; volunteer and private tutor; computers; basketball; baseball

* Ambitions: Attend Cal Poly Pomona, major in electrical engineering

* Family: Parents are Filomeno and Guadalupe Villegas; two siblings

* Influences: "God, JC, church, family, teachers and friends"


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