Press Release

 Orange High School Senior Recognized as Association of California School Administrators Student Superhero for Overcoming Odds

Orange, CA – March 9, 2019 – Congratulations to Jaselle Davalos on being recognized by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 17 with the 2019 Every Student Succeeding Award at their Student Superheroes breakfast yesterday at Bowers Museum. The Every Student Succeeding program recognizes students who achieve success in the face of adversity.

Jaselle has overcome many personal, academic, and circumstantial barriers in order to reach her  goal of being four-year college bound. Her commitment to learning is evident by her 3.93 GPA and numerous Honors & AP courses. Additionally, Jaselle’s participation in Orange High School's Associated Student Body and athletics programs has provided her with leadership and team experiences that will significantly assist her in her ongoing academic and personal endeavors.

 “I have always believed that to pursue anything in life, you have to have a passion for learning, display a strong work ethic, be able to overcome obstacles and be goal-oriented, all of which Jaselle displays,” wrote Orange High School Counselor Oscar Ruiz on the ASCA nomination form. “When describing Jaselle, words like personable, hardworking, social, responsible, outgoing, and leader all fit her personality and have contributed significantly to the person she is and will continue to assist her as she pursues admission into CSUs and UCs as well as a career in the social service field.”

ACSA believes every student deserves equal opportunities to succeed and recognizes students for overcoming the odds and achieving success through their annual Every Student Succeeding program. “Their success is our success; their powerful stories are our inspiration,” is stated on their website. More information about ACSA Region 17 is available online at https://www.acsa17.com/

Davalos with Orange High Staff and ASCA Officials

 

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The Orange Unified School District educates approximately 28,000 students in the Cities of Orange, Villa Park, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and unincorporated county areas.  The school district, founded in 1953, encompasses 108 square miles.  The District office is located at 1401 N. Handy Street, Orange, California.