Olivia Tracey, Max Jones, Mateo Medina, and Lauren Nett were all recognized and awarded athletic scholarships to their perspective colleges. Each student signed a letter of intent to study and play in a sport.
Olivia signed to go to Loyola Maryland to play Division 1 tennis. Max is going to University of San Francisco to play Division 1 baseball as a pitcher; Mateo is a baseball center fielder is on his way to the San Francisco State University; and Lauren is playing at Boston University as a softball utility player.
We are proud to have these students recognized by their coaches and future universities and wish them well next year!
Photography students in the community
Henry photography students Tessa Gervase (Class of 2021) and Marlena Bunch (Class of 2022) were selected to be photographers at the Blue Tech Gala during Blue Tech Week. This local convention was devoted toward businesses with renewable and sustainable resources. It was held at the Sheraton Bay Tower Hotel and Marina on Harbor Island in San Diego.
Photography teacher, Mr. Thom Hunt, attended the conference and got to see them share their talents with others in this professional setting.
In addition, Malia Daft (Class of 2021) had her photo selected to be used for the cover of the holiday card for San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten. It is the second year in a row that a Patrick Henry photography student has been honored to be featured on the annual gift cards given out by Mrs. Marten.
PHHS Marching Band rocks
Last month, PHHS Spirit of 76 Marching Band was seen all over San Diego County performing and showing off their talents both on the football field for our fans and on the streets competing against other bands.
The Marching Patriots performed a near-sweep at the Mira Mesa Field Tournament and Band Review, winning first-place awards in our division in Field Show for both Band and Color Guard and a second-place finish for our percussion team. We also took first place in our division for Parade Review. This is an exciting conclusion to our field tournament season.
The band also participated in the annual Veterans Day Parade for the community and participated in the Arcadia Festival of Bands that took place on Saturday, Nov. 23, where they marched in a Parade Review.
—Elizabeth Gillingham is principal of Patrick Henry High School.