Senior Spotlight

Placer High grad admitted to MIT

“You’re not going to be handed everything on a platter.” In her own words, it’s a lesson Placer High School senior Kyla Truman learned well, and early, on ...

Senior finds advice in adversity at Del Oro

LOOMIS – Bullies can make high school a trying experience for anyone, but faced with the challenge, Del Oro High School senior Samantha Harris decided to make it a positive o ...

Star athlete sets record, example at Foresthill

FORESTHILL – She is Foresthill High School’s first graduate to win an athletic scholarship and a distinguished student leader, but 17-year-old Sadie Stroup won’t ...

Balancing act pays off for Colfax senior

COLFAX – With an abundance of opportunities open to him, 18-year-old Will Buell is in his element. The Colfax High School senior will graduate on June 8, leaving behind his ...

Maidu education helps senior become a self-starter

If circumstance dictated Auburn resident Luna Portillo’s goal when she came to Maidu Independent High School, she will dictate the next one. Portillo, 19, will graduate with ...

Work ethic trumps algebra for grad-to-be

When Auburn resident Dean Friedman receives his high school diploma this week, no one will say he took a shortcut to get there.   At age 27, Friedman met his gradua ...

Senior Spotlight: Alexis Jenkins

Editor’s Note: This is an occasional series spotlighting high school senior projects in the community. Name: Alexis Jenkins Age: 18 School: Del Oro High School What is you ...

Senior Spotlight

Editor’s Note: This is an occasional series spotlighting high school senior projects in the community. Name: Sydney Ryan Age: 18 School: Placer High School What is your se ...