Whittier Christian High

Whittier Christian High

2300 Westworth Ave.

La Habra 90631

(562) 694-3803

* Enrollment: 480

* Established: 1958

* Landmarks: Herald Hall; Senior Rock

* Team name: Heralds

* Newspaper: The Herald

* Principal: Gary Pate

* Student president: Joseph Delgadillo

* Valedictorian: Alvin Abriam

* Famous alumni: Fashion model Camerone Chambers; "X-Men" and "X-Force" cartoon series creator Rob Liefeld

* Winning moments: Orange County Integrity Award given to Melissa Burgess; Amy Vander Zwaag placed first in the Classical Solo Competition category at the ASCI Musicale competition in Pasadena; December International Club dinner celebrated the cuisine from four continents

* Traditions: Senior Rock is claimed and painted by each senior class; Wednesday Chapel, when soloists and music groups perform

* Graduation: June 12, 7 p.m., at Crystal Cathedral in Orange


Alvin Abriam of La Mirada

* Achievements: Earned a 4.50 weighted grade-point average; National Merit Letter; Academic Decathlon gold medalist; honor guard; Boys' State chaplain; scholar athlete; homecoming coordinator; student body vice president

* Connections: California Scholarship Federation Council; National Honor Society; concert band; tennis; cross-country; volunteers at library; tutors; works as restaurant host; travels; plays piano; active at church

* Ambitions: Attend U.S. Naval Academy, major in government; work in surface warfare or naval aviation; career in Navy and in international politics

* Family: Parents are Ariel and Mimie Abriam; sister Alana

* Claim to fame: Named most inspirational


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