Santiago High

Santiago High

12342 Trask Ave.

Garden Grove 92643

(714) 663-6215

* Enrollment: 1,875

* Established: 1960

* Landmark: The Green Quad

* Hangouts: McDonald's; Jack in the Box; 7-Eleven Food Store

* Team name: Cavaliers

* Newspaper: The New Cavalier

* Principal: Donald Wise

* Student president: Tuyet Nguyen

* Famous alumnus: Former major league pitcher Burt Blyleven

* Unsung heroes: Basketball coach and former teacher Ron Hueser, who has worked at the school since it opened; history teacher Earl Moren, who has worked there 34 years

* Winning moments: Earned six medals in the Academic Decathlon; school hosted Southern Section wrestling championships; school paper won The Times Orange County award for general excellance

* Tradition: Senior Toga Day

* Graduation: June 16, 3 p.m., at Garden Grove High's football stadium


Quang Luong of Garden Grove

* Achievements: California Scholarship seal bearer; earned 3.7 weighted grade-point average; yearbook and newspaper photo editor; National Honor Society; Laguna Beach Pageant of Masters medalist; Huntington Beach Art League, First Impressions; Color It Orange contributor; Clinton art-tutoring project;

* Connections: Bowling; basketball; tennis; volunteers as youth basketball coach; beach cleanup

* Ambitions: Attend UC San Diego, major in computer engineering with minor in art

* Family: Parents are Ha and Huong La Luong; five siblings

* Future claim to fame: "I hope to see myself as the next da Vinci at my high school reunion in 10 years"


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