She watched her father get deported and her life got turned upside down. But instead of becoming bitter, she became better! Isabel Delgado is graduating from Western High School in Anaheim and couldn’t be more excited about her future.
She’s the captain of the girls varsity basketball team, a member of the culinary club, she raced in cross country and track and field and she did it all while maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Ian Parkinson, 22, is a certified EMT who managed to work full time as a first responder while taking a full course load.
She’s an outstanding young woman pursuing a degree in psychology and law.
Future dentist and FOX 11 Grad Standout Anika Desar is grinning from ear to ear over completing her undergraduate studies in beautiful Westwood.
She’s a natural-born leader with a heart for service! Artesia High School FOX 11 Grad Standout Jamiee Martinez started serving on ASB in elementary school and never looked back.
She’s got the heart of a champion and the hardware to prove it! Bianca Borunda from La Serna High School in Whittier is San Gabriel Valley’s water polo player of the year. She scored six goals while leading the Lancers to a CIF championship.
California High School senior Rosemary Perea has a heart of gold and aspires to become a social worker after years of volunteering at her church and changing the lives of many children for the better.
Elias Galvan is a fierce competitor and multi-sport athlete from Lakewood who has not allowed a devastating knee injury to hold him back.
Calabasas resident Brandon Yoon is thrilled to be graduating from UC Santa Barbara after a personal growth journey that took him abroad for a semester in South Korea where he tutored young North Korean refugees.
Christopher Jenkins, a senior at Inglewood's College Bridge Academy is combining his passion for art, gaming, and entrepreneurship in the fall at Cal State Dominguez Hill.
Jonathan Garcia likes to hit people on the football field just as much as he enjoys hitting the books.
Cypress High School senior Victoria Santana is a beauty queen with a badge and a 4.0 GPA!
Immaculate Heart High School's Maya Marostica is a student-athlete who has gained a new perspective on life after visiting the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. She says it made her embrace everyday moments, even as her senior year came to an abrupt end due to the coronavirus crisis.
Genesis Garcia is a phenomenal student and her most important marks may come from taking a courageous stand in the battle to end the stigma surrounding mental health.
Alex Roman is graduating from Victor Valley High School in Victorville despite having to miss a lot of time in the classroom because of seizures caused by extreme anxiety.
A first-generation college student from Orange County is headed straight to The Ivy League!
She’s a future USC Trojan with a heart for volunteerism and teaching girls how to code. FOX 11 Grad Standout Evelyn Marquez is a first-generation college student who’s extremely proud of her heritage.
An emotional reunion between two Glendale first-generation graduates and their grandfather in lockdown at a nursing home is gaining buzz on social media.
Graduation season is upon us and Good Day LA is highlighting incredible seniors that aren't able to be recognized at a ceremony because of the pandemic.