Sophomore, junior and senior students from Adolfo Camarillo High School, Rio Mesa High School, Frontier High School, and the Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Charter High School were selected for awards in scholarship, leadership, community service, most improved student, fine arts, and all-around or combined (scholarship, leadership, and community service).
The top combined award winner for each high school received the Joel McCrea Award. McCrea was a longtime actor, Camarillo resident and philanthropist. His grandson, Wyatt McCrea of the Joel McCrea Foundation, delivered the keynote speech.
The combined winners this year were: Yuri Pineda, Megan Friedlander and Zheng Wang, ACHS; Taleeah Mesa and Parkher Murphy, ACE; Samatha Pinsak and Jenna Dobrin, RMHS; and Laura Martinez, Frontier High School.
The Joel McCrea Award winners were: Rebecca Mayper, ACHS; Eugene Alforque, ACE; Jacob Razo, Frontier; and Elena Roffel, RMHS.
Article reprinted with permission of the Camarillo Acorn