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.
Her family is celebrating her big time — not just for graduating preschool.
In any other year, they would be celebrated with pomp and circumstance, applauded, and cheered. But this year because of social distancing, schools aren’t able to hold graduation ceremonies. So Good Day LA is honoring graduating seniors from the ‘Class of Covid-19’ with a new segment called FOX 11’s Grad Standouts.
A sophomore at Taft High School is not only making a name for herself with success in sports, but is also a force in the classroom who maintains an incredible grade point average.
Third-grade teacher Ann Bornhoeft went above and beyond when one of her students was diagnosed with cancer, tutoring him at his bedside in the hospital so that he wouldn't fall behind.
Kid Flix is a talented group of 12-to-14-year-old students from Placerita Jr. High School in Santa Clarita. It is an on-campus journalism club that broadcasts a live newscast every morning before school.
Brianna Taksony is an attendance clerk at High Desert School in Acton. She’s also a single mother of six children, and despite hardships, she continues to go above and beyond for her kids and students.
Val Verde Unified Police Chief Mark Clark writes tickets to kids when he catches them doing something positive. It’s called the "Positive Citation Program."
She’s an athlete, a straight-A student and now she’s a self-published author and she’s only 17 years old. Kate Rael is a high school senior at Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in Long Beach, California and she is literally the epitome of determination and resilience.
In life, you meet people who you instantly know are destined for greatness. Well, Oscar Cruz from Whittier is one of those people. He is taking the swimming world by storm and he’s only 13 years old.
Magic is happening at John Burrows Middle School.
Varsity football player Anthony W. Spearman III, 16, credits God and his faith for his success on and off the field. He is currently a varsity running back at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks and has gained a reputation for his intensity, leadership, willingness to learn and good character both on and off the field.
There is a farm revolution going on in the Inland Empire at Don Lugo High School and it’s all because of agricultural teacher, Alyssa Berry.
At the base of the Foothill Mountains, music is filling the air. The sound of mariachi is making its mark in the Azusa Unified School District and it’s all because of its talented music director, Carlos Rios.
Move over Ironman because there’s a new Tony Stark in town! His name is Ed Hernandez and he is the genius behind the award-winning T-Tech Academy at Tustin High School.