The City has begun a new tradition this year, honoring college-bound Paramount High School students. The "Boulevard of Scholars" recognizes the top 25 such seniors, based on their GPAs, along Alondra between Lakewood Blvd. and Paramount Blvd.
This will be a yearly acknowledgment. The banners have the student's senior photo and their college destination, and are on display into the summer.
This first group of Scholars are: Cesar E. Arzate, UCLA; Maricarmen Ayala, UCLA; Humberto Brena, Cal State Long Beach; Arellys Burgos, UCLA; Angel Macias, Santa Clara University; Guadalupe Marquez, UC Irvine; Yoana Martinez, UC Irvine; Vanessa McKoy, Cal Lutheran University; Diego Mejia, University of Nebraska; Edward Mendoza, UC Irvine; Jocelyn Meraz, Cal Poly Pomona; Melissa Montoya, UC Santa Barbara; Amanda Munoz, UCLA; Omar Munoz, UC Irvine; Karla Navarro, UCLA; Bryanna Paz, UC Berkeley; Chloe Phanuekthong, UC Irvine; Delilah Pineda, UCLA; Fernanda Corona Rizo, Duke University; Luisa Robles, UC Davis; Daniela Sanchez, UC Irvine; Adrian Taitano, UC Irvine; Alexis Torres, Stanford; Briana Villaverde, UC Irvine; and Chenyin Wu, UC San Diego.
Congratulations to them all!