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Class of 2017’s Top 10

Daisy Valenzuela, Reporter

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Chino High School is all about shining light on those students that put in tremendous amounts of efforts in academics. These top 10 Chino High seniors have shown that through hard work and dedication you can really come out on top.

10.Jacob Villa
After Chino, Villa has plans of attending UC Irvine to study Biological Science. During his time here at Chino High, his favorite class was Physics and his favorite teacher was Mr. Fallon.

10. Adan Ruiz
While his time at Chino, Ruiz enjoyed Physics and his most inspirational teacher was Ms. Filipi. After graduation, Adan will continue school at UC San Diego and will be studying Mechanical Engineering.
*Adan Ruiz and Jacob Villa tied for 10th place with the exact same GPA.

9. Shaniya Leeming
After graduation, Leeming plans on attending the University of Portland and major in Environmental Engineering & Internal Development. During her time at Chino High, she enjoyed her french class and her most inspirational teachers were Mr. Ottman and Ms. Van Embriqs.

8. Leslie Sanchez
While her time at Chino, Sanchez enjoyed being part of ASB and her most inspirational teachers were Ms. Norman and Ms. Murillo. After graduation, Leslie will attend school at UCLA and will be studying International Relations.

7. Alexander Jimenez
After graduating from Chino High, Jimenez will be attending UC irvine and be studying mathematics. During his time at Chino, his favorite class was AP Physics and his most inspirational teacher was Ms. Van Embricqs.

6.Christopher Amancio
During the time spent at Chino, Amancio enjoyed Physics and his most inspirational teacher was Mrs. Murillo. After graduating, Chris will continue his education at UC San Diego and will be studying Structural Engineering.

5. Zachary Kessler
After graduation, Kessler will be attending California Baptist University and be studying Mechanical Engineering. During his time at Chino, his favorite class was AP Physics and his most inspirational teacher was Mrs. Murillo.

4. Alyxx Melendez
During the time spent at Chino, Melendez enjoyed Calculus BC and his most inspirational teacher was Mrs. Murillo. After graduating Melendez will continue his education at UC Davis and will be studying music and english.

3. Daisy Durantes
After graduating from Chino High, Durantes will be attending UCLA to study mathematics. During her time at Chino, her favorite class was AP Psychology and her most inspirational teacher was Mrs Cardenas.

2. Ricky Lin (Salutatorian)
During the time spent at Chino, Lin enjoyed AP Physics and his most inspirational teacher was Mr. Fallon. After graduating, Lin will continue his education at UC San Diego and will be studying Aerospace Engineering.

1. Jack Rafferty (Valedictorian)
After Graduating from Chino High, Rafferty will be attending UCLA and be studying Economics/Political Science. During his time at Chino, his favorite class was AP U.S. Government and Politics and his most inspirational teacher was Ms. Mitchell.

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