Category: Student Profiles

Athlete’s portrait: Josiah Ojiri THE AZTEC/CALLISTA LIU  With a passion for athletics since a young age, it is no surprise senior, Josiah Ojiri, has been involved in multiple sports throughout his high school career. Ojiri had played both volleyball and…

Senior Nicole Hernandez. THE AZTEC/CALLISTA LIU  Playing soccer since a young age, senior Nicole Hernandez is identified at school by friends as someone with great potential. As he was once also a soccer player, her dad was her coach for…
All Male Senior Spotlight: Edward Tsai

Edward Tsai has been dancing with Keppel’s All Male for all four years, and became captain of the team during his senior year. Tsai, who has been dancing for five years, was inspired to join All Male before high school.…
Iron Aztec Spotlight: Tatiana Garnett

This year’s Iron Aztec is Tatiana Garnett, who have shown accomplishments in academics and athletics. Garnett says she was very surprised from receiving the award. She is “thankful and honored to receive [this award].” Garnett, who has been playing soccer…
Homecoming Finalist: Raul Torres

Senior Raul Torres, who has been nominated as one of the homecoming finalists, says that it “feels nice to be nominated” and hopes that he and his partner, Keila Osugi, will win. Back in freshman year, Torres never would have…
Homecoming Finalist: Bryant Chow

Senior Bryant Chow says it feels amazing to be a homecoming finalist. He is really happy to be nominated and is excited to see who wins. Back in freshman year, he didn’t think about senior year homecoming but knew that…
Homecoming Finalist: Dianne Do

BONNIE WONG Editor-in-Chief/Asst. A&E/Features Editor Senior Dianne Do says, “It feels so great to be a Homecoming finalist! It’s kind of an embarrassing dream of mine [since I was a little girl].” The title perfectly fits Do who says that…
Homecoming Finalist: Jose “Luigi” Lara

Jose Lara, or better known by his nickname Luigi, is a member of our varsity football team and was recently nominated as a court finalist for this year’s homecoming, You’re Timeless to Me. “I think I just got a lot…
Homecoming Finalist: Melanie Tram

Senior Melanie Tram was very surprised about being nominated as one of this year’s homecoming finalists. As a freshman, she says she wouldn’t have seen herself standing onstage in the middle of Palm Court; however, since then, she feels that…