Three students from John Burroughs High School and four students from
Burbank High School are this year’s recipients of the “Catch a
Falling Star” achievement award. This award is given to teenagers who
have chosen hard work to overcome failing grades due to personal
At a luncheon Thursday at the Holiday Inn, 10th-grader Christina
Mierow, 11th-grader Edgar Angel, 12th-grader Amanda Montel of
Burroughs High School and ninth-grader Kyle David, 10th-grader
Adriana Quintana, 11th-grader Sunny Mills and 12th-grader Adriana
Gonzales of Burbank High School were each awarded a $50 savings bond
and a three-month gift certificate to the Burbank Family YMCA.
The Burbank Noon Lions, Burbank Family YMCA and counselors at both
high schools sponsor this event.