Meet your 2019 Prom Court!

By SIMONE YU AND ADRIAN HERNANDEZ

STAFF WRITER

Senior Court

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Jayla Angulo (12)

Who do you look up to the most?

“Cher Lloyd, because she is so educated on important topics and uses her influence to bring awareness to them. She also makes straight slappers and is so beautiful.”

What are you most looking forward to for prom?

“I am really looking forward to having a great time with my friends and making prom a memorable night.”

If you could meet anyone you want, who would it be and why?

“I would want to meet Thuy Trang, the original yellow ranger, and ask how it is in the club. Because why not?”

Would you rather have the ability to read minds or see the future?

“Read minds, so I know what everyone’s really thinking because I know people be lying.”

Salty or sweet?

“Salty, because [overdoses on sweets] make me sick.”

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Alina Der Bedrossian (12)

What will you miss most out of high school?

“I will definitely miss a lot of my really amazing teachers like Mr. Han, Mrs. Weaver, and Mrs. Bushyeager to name a few. They have all been there for me when I needed them the most.”

Why do you think you were chosen for prom court?

“I am not too sure, but it may be because of my friendly personality and my cheery laid-back vibes… or maybe because I love to feed everyone and they like me for my food.”

What is your most embarrassing memory?

“This past Halloween I dressed up as a grandma and as I was making my way up into the amps, I tripped and the pillow I used as a fake butt shifted down to the back of my knees. It was pretty embarrassing, but I have to admit was really funny!”

Would you rather have the ability to breathe underwater or fly?

“I would rather have the ability to breathe underwater because I would be able to see sea creatures up close without equipment, and it would also make it impossible to drown, since that it one of my biggest fears.”

What is your best pick-up line?

“I have many! Are you a helicase enzyme? Because you can unzip my genes anytime. Do you have 11 protons? Because you are sodium fine. Lastly, you must be a red blood cell because you take the oxygen out of my lungs and bring it right to my heart. YES!!”

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Justina Chen (12)

What is your proudest achievement in all of high school?

“My proudest achievement is getting into a [good college].”

What career path are you going towards for the future?

“I am studying computer science.”

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

“I would go to the Bahamas, because it is so pretty there.”

Would you rather always be cold or always be hot?

“I would rather always be cold, because I can always keep adding layers, but I can’t take off any if I am always hot.”

Would you rather have a tree that grows money or a talking dog that lives forever?

“I would rather have a talking dog that lives forever, that is [so special].”

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Christina Kuo (12)

What will you miss most from high school?

“I will miss my teachers and friends, because after college, I might not see them as much as before. I will miss you Austin, Nathan, Leslie, Sam, Wendy, Brianna, Crystal, Kelly, Kerry, Quach and Grace!”

What do you look forward to at prom?

“I look forward to a great experience with my friends, and it is also my last year here, so might as well try something fun and new.”

If you could form into any animal at any time, what animal would you be?

“I would be a dog, because their lives are so much easier than any other animal. You can also receive a bunch of gifts, treats and love.”

Would you rather find true love or win 100 million dollars?

“Of course, I would rather have the 100 million dollars! True love seems just a little fake and [disgusting] to me, haha.”

Always too sweaty or too dry?

“I would rather always be too dry, because always being sweaty is [so gross]!”

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Ashley Huh (12)

What is your biggest accomplishment in high school?

“My biggest accomplishment would be earning the position of ASB secretary in my junior year. I felt as if all my efforts in working in ASB paid off and saying a speech in front of the entire student body was very rewarding.”

What will you miss most from high school?

“I will miss my friends and all the memories we made during high school.”

Would you rather have a cow or a goat as a pet?

“I would have a cow as a pet so I can drink its milk and eat it for [Korean barbeque] after!”

If you could live as anyone else for a day, who would it be?

“I would want to be Gordon Ramsey for a day because I can cook as much delicious food as I want!”

Pro-pineapple pizza or no?

“YES! I love pineapple on pizza! Ham and pineapple is the best combo on a pizza!”

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Jonathan Soloman (12)

What will you miss the most from high school?

“I will miss seeing everyone that I have met throughout the years. I remember all the upperclassmen that have been there for me, the friends I have made and also being the [role model] for underclassmen.”

What do you look forward to at prom?

“I look forward to hanging out with my friends, celebrate and dance for one last time, and leaving the high school life I loved so much with a great end.”

Would you rather have the ability to breathe underwater or fly?

“I would rather have the ability to breathe underwater, so I can spend more time by examining a [different perspective of life].”

Is the earth round or flat?

“It is round!”

What is your go-to snack?

“Mexican tortilla chips, yum.”

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John Dale Ardiosa (12)

What is your biggest accomplishment in high school?

“My biggest accomplishment is being able to stay consistent in terms of being a well-rounded person and constantly improving myself as a person.”

Why do you think you were chosen for Prom court?

“I think I was chosen for Prom court because I have a personality that stands out and I am a respectful and responsible student.”

Would you rather find true love or 100 million dollars? Why?

“I would rather find true love, because I believe that it gives a better insight towards life in my perspective.”

What is your favorite snack and why?

“I love to snack on fruits for healthier reasons, and I just love the [natural flavors].”

Who would you like to give a shoutout to?

“I would like to give a shoutout to my teachers for helping me become the person I am today. Thank you to Ms. Wu, Mr. Ro and Ms. Zheng for helping me with different aspects, acting as parents and teaching me valuable [life lessons].”

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Trinity Gau (12)

Who do you look up to the most?

“I look up to Mr. Brown! He is really motivating and always has a positive mindset. He also encourages everyone to do their best every day, and I [really admire that].”

Why do you think you were chosen for Prom court?

“I think I was chosen for Prom court because I have a nice reputation with my teachers and I like school.”

What is your go-to snack?

“My go-to snack is Twix.”

Would you rather be the most intelligent or most charming?

“I would rather be the most charming, because I would rather get along with everyone than be the smartest and have no friends.”

Would you rather have a rattlesnake or a tarantula as a pet? Why?

“Probably a tarantula, because there’s a less likely chance of dying if I get bitten.”

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Jonathan Han (12)

What was your biggest highlight of senior year so far?

“My biggest highlight of senior was winning Mr. Wilson and performing in front of everyone.”

What are you looking forward to the most at prom?

“I am looking forward to taking pictures and dancing at prom.”

Who would you like to give a shoutout to?

“I would like to give a shout out to the boys’ water polo team for always supporting me.”

Would you rather find true love or win 100 million dollars?

“I would choose true love because money doesn’t always bring happiness.”

Pro pineapple pizza or no?

“Pro-pineapple pizza all the way.”

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Jeffrey Jew (12)

What will you miss the most from high school?

“I think I am going to miss being able to hang out with my friends and the bonds I have with some of them.”

What do you look forward to at prom?

“I look forward to taking pictures with my group the most.”

Would you rather always have messy hair or always have dirty clothes on?

“Messy hair. Dirty clothes will make you smell bad.”

If you could live as anyone else for a day, who would it be and why?

“I would want to live as our president for a day just to see how stressful the job is.”

Is water wet?

“It is all up to your perspective. I don’t think there is a clear answer.”

Junior Court

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Anna Camodeca (11)

How does it feel like to be on junior Prom court?

“It was surprising, I did not expect to be nominated. I was excited and happy.”

Who is the biggest inspiration in your life?

“My sister because she always seems to do everything right. She always has the right answer and always knows what is best.”

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?

“I really want to go to Japan because there are a lot of cool places and I want to learn more about the culture.”

What’s your favorite desserts?

“Probably anything chocolate related.”

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Roslyn Dalrymple (11)

Cats or dogs?

“Dogs.”

Who is your favorite teacher?

“Ms. Hernandez, the art teacher, is my favorite teacher because she is very funny and has a great personality. She also pushes and believes in me.”

What is your favorite childhood memory?

“Any time I was with my family at parties. My cousins and I would get together and play something.”

If you had one day to yourself, what would you do?

“I would go to the beach.”

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Mariana Madrid (11)

What is your favorite candy?

“Extremes.”

Who is your favorite music artist?

“Post Malone.”

What are you most looking forward to about prom?

“Getting ready and hanging out with my friends.”

Besides yourself, who do you think might become Prom princess?

“I think we all have the chance to get it and I do not want to say anyone specifically.”

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Ana-Sofia Muñoz (11)

What is your go-to snack?

“Strawberries.”

What is your greatest fear?

“I guess drowning because it sounds really painful and they say it is one of the worst ways to die.”

Who are you are going to prom with?

“I am going to be with my friends.”

Who is your biggest influence?

“My mom because she is one of the strongest people I know. She has only always been there in my life and has influenced me as a person.”

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Jacqueline Chan (11)

What is your favorite hobby?

“Cooking or singing. Cooking because it comes easily to me and I love singing.”

If you could go anywhere in the world, who would you go?

“I would go to Greece because in elementary and middle school I was really into Greek mythology and their architecture.”    

Why do you think you got chosen for prom court?

“I would like to think that I was chosen because I show good leadership and I am a team player. I try to include everyone and be nice to everyone. I also interact in the classroom and ask a lot of questions.”

What are you looking forward to the most about prom?

“Hanging out with my friends and having a day to relax before AP tests.”

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Dylan Rodriguez (11)

What is your best joke?

“I have a dog named Cat.”

Who do you want to give a shoutout to?

“Shout out to everyone– my teachers, friends and family.”

What is your favorite thing about being on Prom court?

“It seems fun and it will be nice to talk to familiar people and it will be good to meet people I have never met before.”

What is your favorite thing about being at this school?

“My favorite thing about this school is the environment. The teachers actually care about how we will do in the future, they are always there for us and are understanding. That is what makes me the happy and is my favorite thing about this school.”

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Hector Razon Lumeli (11)

What is your biggest dream?

“My dream is to become a band director.”

What is your greatest fear?

“Cockroaches.”

Besides yourself, who do you think might become Prom prince?

“I think Dylan Rodriguez.”

Who is your biggest influence?

“Mr. Torres because I like his motivations and the way he conducts class.”

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Kenneth Jiang (11)

Cats or dogs?

“Dogs.”

If you could have any superpower, what would you have?

“Teleportation because I think it would be cool to go anywhere you want and you can also pull a lot of pranks while teleporting.”

Why do you think you got chosen for junior prom court?

“Probably my academics and I have good relationships with my teachers, I would like to thank the teachers who nominated me.”

How does it feel like to be on junior prom court?

“It feels cool.”

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David Perez (11)

What is an interesting fact about you?

“I am one of the very few people who play three sports at this school.”

Who are you going to prom with?

“I am going with my girlfriend and [her name is] Valeria.”

What is your favorite childhood memory?

“Playing either baseball or basketball on the outside leagues.”

How does it feel like to be on junior prom court?

“I was very surprised; I was not expecting it and I am happy that I got the honor being on it, but I was not expecting it at all.”

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Gabriel Perez (11)

Who do you want to give a shoutout to?

“The boys’ golf team.”

What is your biggest dream?

“Owning my own business and selling my own clothing brand.”

What is your favorite thing about being at this school?

“The peaceful environment and everyone is pretty friendly here.”

Who is your favorite teacher?

“Mr. Han or Mrs. Lin.”

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