Trabuco Hills High

Trabuco Hills High

27501 Cordova Road

Mission Viejo 92691

(949) 768-1934

* Enrollment: 2,130

* Established: 1985

* Hangouts: Starbucks; Rubio's; Irvine Spectrum

* Team name: Mustangs

* Newspaper: The Mustang Stampede

* Principal: Ray Gatfield

* Student president: Jakaree Leveaux

* Famous alumnus: Quarterback Pat Barnes of the Kansas City Chiefs

* Unsung hero: "Mike, the can man," who gathers recyclable cans to support the baseball team

* Winning moment: Academic Decathlon team placed second in state

* Graduation: June 18, 6 p.m., at the stadium


Kurt Kamel of Mission Viejo

* Achievements: Earned

a 4.78 weighted grade-point average; valedictorian; Advanced Placement scholar; distinguished scholar in history; student

of the month; scholar athlete; reached round two in the California Interscholastic Federation varsity soccer championship; UCLA scholar; Regent's scholar; National Honor Society; California Scholarship Federation; speaks Spanish

* Connections: Spanish club; French club; soccer; a sub-custodian for the Saddleback Valley Unified School District; volunteers by building houses in Tijuana; Ronald McDonald House; YMCA summer camp; Long Beach Grand Prix

* Ambitions: Travel to France and Spain this summer; attend UCLA; enter medical school with an emphasis in surgery or another biological field

* Family: Parents are John and Kate Kamel; sisters Kim and Jennifer

* Claims to fame: Champion card player; coin collector; avid National Parks traveler


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