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Goleta Valley Junior High School, Class of 2008

Student speeches mark promotion ceremony for more than 400 graduates.

More than 400 students graduated from Goleta Valley Junior High on Thursday in a promotion ceremony led by Principal Veronica Rogers. The students were attentive for the first part of the program but by the time the names were being read, this lively class was tossing beachballs and cheering as they each received their diplomas.

There were three beautiful student speeches. Shandeep Adhi spoke about her memories of her years in junior high; Nino Mireles delivered a heartwarming speech about responsibility, giving his speech in English and then in Spanish; and Sophie D’Arcy spoke about the friendships she experienced that were so meaningful for her and how caring for one another defines their lives and their future. Click here for D’Arcy’s speech.

Students who earned a 4.0 grade-point average throughout their years at the school are marked with an asterisk.

Max Ackerman
Amanda Adams*
Serena Adams
Christian Aguilar
Shandeep Ahdi*
Yaneth Alcantar
Esteban Aldaz
Ricardso Alvarez
Bryce Anable*
Laura Anguiano
Julia Ardouin
Alejandro Arenas
Jose Arredondo
Adriana Arriaga
Valeriea Arroyo
Armando Arzate
Scott Attula
Grecia Avila
Nilofur Azizy
Yasamine Azizy
Hannah Azouz*
Cesar Balbuena
Janeth Banuelos
Jesus Bazaldua
Jessica Becker*
Kelsey Belsecker
Anthony Bello
Marcos Benchertrit
Barbara Bermudez
Lenna Betz
Preston Bies
Brian Bieza
Mariel Bildsten*
Clavin Blais
Monica Blacarte-Raley
Caear Bobadilla
Trevor Boisky
Andrew Bold
Cutis Boneck
Oscar Borrayo
Michael Bowers
Natalie Bowers
Kristin Boydston
Phoebe Bradbury
Ryan Braddock
James Brakka
Zachary Biones
Lily Bul
Theodore Butlock
Priscilla Cabrera
Leslie Cambron
Olivia Campbell
Mercy Campos
Deanna Caneles
Enzo Carlos
Jorge Carillo
Fernando Casillas
Haniel Chang
Yohan Chappaz
Alex Chen
Justin Choi
Kaitlin Christner
Francisco Cisneros
Ethan Clark
Connor Colton*
Mansai Conner
Martha Coronado
Rodolfo Cortes
Pedro Cortez
Richard Corzo
Raymond Cothern
Grady Covert
Andy Cox
Mary Elizabeth Craddick-Madrigal
Kevin Crane
Harry Croton
Newton Cutcliffe
Augusto Dabos
Sophie D’Arcy*
Austin Davis
Paris Davison
Nicholas DeHeras
Estafania Delgado
Daniela DeLuna Andrea Deogatis*
James Derrick
Eduardo Diaz-Garcia
Tyler Dibble
Domenic DiPaolo
Chad Doan
Vincent Dodero
Isabella Doohan
Fernanda Douglas
Miles Durham Cayla Eggemeyer
Brian Egger
Sarah Eggers-Jamieson
Connor Ella
John Ellsworth
Jessica Escalante
Oscar Escamilla
Amanda Escarzega
Isaaac Escobar
Timothy Eurman
Kathryn Fearon
Paisha Fellows*
Jacob Ferari
Lauren Ferrel
Bridgett Figueoa
Charlie Fletcher
Kyle Fletcher
Ulises Flores
Jacob Fraaas
Crystal Frausto
Pedro Frausto
Sonia Frausto
Naomi Fujita
Lane Fuller*
Tea Gabaldon
April Gadsby*
Alfredo Gallardo
Bianca Garcia
Isabel Garcia
Jenna Garcia
Trina Garcia
Joanna Garcia-Vega
Hannah Giorgi*
Olivia Glynn
Gabriel Gome
Isaac Gomez
Jesus Gomes
Kendra Gomez
Luis Gonsalez
Richard Gonzales
Cindy Gonzalez
Melissa Gonzalez
Brennon Goss
Tara Green
Katie Gross
Lauren Guthrie
Gabrielle Gutierrez
Wendy Guzman
Brandie Harris
James Height
Michael Hernandez
Rachel Hernandez
Victor Hernandez
Monica Herrera
Michaela Hida
Natalie Hilton
Philip Hodgson*
Kevin Hoffman
Jessica Hogan
Caitlin Holbrook
Anthony Holmes
Sylvia Hoover-Purter
Shari Howard*
Leland Hsu
Katharine Hung*
Josph Huthsing
Vy-Luan Huynh*
Devon Jackson
Molly Jacobs
Brenda Jauregui
Jaclin Jimenez
Amanda Kellogg
Jessica Kerby
Cody King
Gabriel Knapp
Robert Kojima
Sydney Kovacs
Sam Kulchin
Andrea Lago
Jim Lam
Nicole Landis
Diana Le
Megan Lecide
Paris Ledesma
Alejandro Leon
Mia Leonelli
Jessica Ley
Ricards Leyva
Jonathan Li
Rebecca Lima
Elizabeth Linn
Alexander Lionheart
Nicole Liu*
Brian Lockwood
Anthony Lomeli
Laura Loomis
Aja Lopez
Cristian Lopez
Deven Lopez
Kathy Lopez
Miguel Lopez
April Lua
RaeAnn Lukan
Nelson Macias
William MacMurray Jr.
Thomas Maddalon
Janis Madrigal
Joshua Madrigal
Connor Magner
Liliana Maldonado
Elizabeth Martinez
Gladis Martinez
Roxanne Mason
Guadalupe Mata
Jasmine Mata
Madeleine Matthews*
Gurpreet Mattu
Jesse McFarlin
Sarah McKinny*
Anthony Meijer
Chris Mendoza
Harry Menear
Danika Mesa
Logan Michaels
Heidi Miguel
Camille Miller*
Rene Mireles
Anthony Montalvo
Eder Montero
Benjamin Morales
Erica Morales
Veronica Morelli
Amanda Moriarty
Marshall Moua
Rosaura Moya
Connor Muensch*
Christian Munoz
Lourdea Munoz
Susana Murilla
Dillon Nadler
Esther Nam
Troy Navales
Alison Neeley
Monica Nagrete
Ayla Nelson
Akemi Neufeld*
Minh Nguyen
Nicole Nomura
Esther Nunez
Armando Orozco
Alejandro Ortiz
Gabriel Ortiz
Jennifer Otis
Luis Oviedo
Jarrett Ownsby
Anthony Palma
Edith Pantaleon
Dean Papazacharioudakis
Tyler Paras*
Sepideh Parhami*
Kevin Parker
Martin Partida
Nicholas Pearson
Tyler Peinada
Elena Pena
Miguel Perez
Nicholas Perez
Santiago Perez
Ryan Peters
Giovanni Pina
Emily Proeber
Justin Rambaran
Andrew Ramirez
Juan Ramirez
Adrian Ramos
Amber Ray
Emma Rennick*
Jesica Renteria
Matthew Renteria
Kaitlyn Repperhagen
Akia Richardson
William Rieck
Alana Ringwald
Bianca Rios
Marco Polo
Anthony Robbins*
Luz Rodiguez
Mighel Rodriguez
Edgar Rojas
Miles Rouzer
Ava Rowell
Javier Rubio
Charlotte Rudd
Cusuhtemoc Rutz
Paige Russell
Tomas Rovalcaba*
Alfredo Salazar
Stanley Saltzman
Deborah Sanchez
Eduardo Sanchez
Roger Sanchez
Nancy San Juan
Mayra Santa Maria
Abraham Santos
Kyle Saunders
Scott Savage
William Savage
Ricardo Savedra
Lauren Schmidt
Brian Schuh*
Sara Sessler
Kristen Sharpe
Jack Shields
Nikhil Shinday
Dane Short
Isabella Shraiman*
Jorge Sifuentes
Halle Sila
Antonia Simon
Ramanjot Singh
Misty Soto
Richard Souleles*
Samuel Spann
Mackenzie Spencer
Amanda Spink
Steven Staggs
Mattea Stalle
Jonathon Steelsmith
Emma Steinkellner
Nicolas Sterner
Hannah Sullivan
Suzanne Syers
Daniela Sylvia
Clayton Takeuchi
Chloe Taliaferro
Paul Teesalu
John Tench
Tiffany Theis
Lauren Thomas
Luke Thomas
Ryne Thomas
Emily Thomson*
Elena Tico
Manpreet Toor
Brandon Topete
Jose Torres
Nicholas Towpasz
Danny Tran
Hayley Trimble
Angel Trujillo
Douglas Trumbull
Bryan Ulloa
Sjors van Alphen
Maria Vasquez
Amanda Velarde
John Vecota
Troy Vecota
Jessica Villavicencio
Nicolas Vizzolini
Laura Voyen
Tyler Vranish*
Henry Wakamiya
Danielle Walker
Connie Wang*
Aero White
Avery Wilson
Cheryl Wilson*
Janine Wilson*
Emily Wolff
Andrew Wong
Dylan Wright
Michael Yi*
Juan Zamora
Yibing Zhang*
Sergio Zurita
Nickolas Zurlinden

Sharon Eve is a Goleta Valley Junior High parent.

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