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Meet the Court

    By Jasmine Lam

    Staff Writer

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    Harrison Sanin

    In his free time, senior Harrison Sanin likes to work on his car and strives towards becoming an engineer.

    He decided to apply for Prom Court with his friends to participate in one of their last high school experiences together.

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    Nathan Tang

    With his electrifying blue hair, Nathan Tang, senior, leads the Gabrielino Dance Crew.

    Tang is excited about his Prom Court experience.

    “I was so happy, I screamed when I heard my name,” Tang said with a smile.

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    Diego Ruiz

    While senior Diego Ruiz’s passions lie with marching band and wrestling, he also finds time to coach a soccer team with San Gabriel Parks and Recreations.

    “[This was] an opportunity to represent my class in a great way,” Ruiz stated.

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    Cris Gatliff

    Senior Cris Gatliff has never attended a high school dance.  Because Prom would be his first and last dance, he figured he would send an application for the Prom Court.

    Gatliff hopes to attend Savannah College of Art and Design in the fall.

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    Izel Gutierrez

    Eagle-cious. Unifed. Diverse.

    Those are the words that senior Izel Gutierrez used to describe Gabrielino High School.

    Her love comes from her position as the vice president of the Associated Student Body.

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    Kelly Wong

    “Kelly was one of the biggest hearts. She makes any situation fun,” stated senior Maya Granados of Kelly Wong.

    Wong, senior, is one of the nominees for Prom queen.

    She loves music and even taught herself how to play ukulele and guitar.

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    Caia Rice

    Outside of school, senior Caia Rice loves to play soccer and hang out with friends. She is the fundraising commissioner for Associated Student Body.

    Rice voiced that she is excited to be part of the Prom experience.

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    Elena Macias

    “I’d never been on court of anything,” said Elena Macias, senior. “I though since it’s my senior year I’d just go for it.”

    Macias is one of the senior princesses this year.

    Outside of school, she enjoys listening to The Weeknd.

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    Ciannah Correa

    Biology. Sleep. Soccer.

    Junior Ciannah Correa spends at least six hours a week at club soccer practice.

    However, when she is not on the field, she likes to watch “The Office
    and sleep.

    Correa is the only junior on the year’s Prom Court.


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