The Downey Legend

Norma Flores
Norma Flores, 12, is a writer and photographer for The Downey Legend for the second year in a row. She wants to portray Downey High through images that kindle others to want to be involved with their campus. “I’ve always had an interest in writing and photography,” Flores said. “I would like to show others what I’m capable of.” A goal Flores has in mind is to be an FBI agent, criminal profiler, or a part of the Behavioral Analysis Unit because she is interested on how an individual’s mind is persuaded to commit a certain type of crime.

Her main interest is swimming, but she also enjoys reading books and writing whatever comes to her mind. Flores’s hobbies are working out and running because she feels free when doing so. One of her dreams is to become an Olympic swimmer. “I want to make my life worth it and would like to impact on other’s lives too, because the world has a lot to offer to us,” she said. “We shouldn’t conform because we each have some sort of role to play, and we should push ourselves over our own comfort zones and be daring.” Although Flores may have a lot to show to her peers regarding her capabilities, she may also inspire those who do not know her through the dedication expressed by her own skills.

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

May 31, 2013
The grand proposal (Story)
May 15, 2013
Vikings, what is our profession (Story/Media)
Apr 16, 2013
A season of accomplishments (Story)
Mar 29, 2013
It started with a seed (Media)
Mar 29, 2013
The fantastic four (Story)
Mar 29, 2013
Rocking out for Relay for Life (Media)
Mar 18, 2013
It is in your blood (Story)
Mar 15, 2013
Finding a cure together (Story)
Feb 14, 2013
For the love of the arts (Story)
Jan 30, 2013
Lights off for an Electric Downey Carnival (Story)
Dec 21, 2012
A continuous momentum (Story/Media)
Dec 07, 2012
Five Questions with Terrell Donaldson (Media)
Dec 07, 2012
Counselor, teacher, coach, friend (Media)
Nov 15, 2012
Fall sports take it all (Story)
Oct 29, 2012
Tragedy on Cleta Street (Media)
Oct 27, 2012
Ahtlete of the Week 10/26-11/1: James Morrison (Story)
Oct 26, 2012
The race to presidency begins with the youth (Story)
Oct 09, 2012
Finding common interests (Story)
Oct 09, 2012
Spreading pink beyond the campus (Media)
Jun 15, 2012
The final season (Story)
May 08, 2012
Vikings easily take the win from Dominguez Hills (Story)
Apr 03, 2012
Varsity swim crush the Lancers (Story)
Mar 19, 2012
Boys varsity lacrosse off to a rocky start (Story/Media)
Feb 29, 2012
The road towards CIF championships ends for girls basketball (Story/Media)
Feb 07, 2012
Vikings take the win from the Paramount Pirates (Story)
Jan 18, 2012
Girls varsity basketball fumble their way into a loss (Story)
Dec 15, 2011
Celebrating Literature (Story/Media)
Nov 21, 2011
Vikings face defeat in double overtime (Story)
Nov 02, 2011
First jazz concert leaves crowd amazed (Story)
Oct 12, 2011
Varsity water polo defeats Marina 13-9 (Story)
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Norma Flores