The Downey Legend

Photography Student Wins Gold Medal on SkillsUSA

Brenda Melara, Writer May 21, 2018

A selected group of students from the Advanced Photography class of Ronda Cordova went to Ontario, California on April 19, 2018 to participate in SkillsUSA in the categories of Photography and Career Pathway...

In front of the quad, on Thurs., Feb 13, boyfriend and girlfriend Rafael Segura, 12, and Gabriela Herrarte, 12, take a polaroid together for Valentine’s Day. “I wanted to take a picture as a memory for us,” Herrarte said.

Instant memories

Lauren Rodriguez, Writer/Student Life Editor February 26, 2014

In the quad on Wed., Feb. 12 and 13, Mrs. Cordova’s Advanced Photo class sold polaroids for three dollars, during A and B lunch, to fundraise for miscellaneous photography expenses. Advanced Photo...

From April 4 to April 7, seniors Jesus Laurean and Zulema Zarate participated in the photography section of the Skills USA state competition in San Diego. Laurean won gold, which is the second year in a row that Downey High won gold in the photography section.

Bringing home the gold

Gabby Sanchez, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 19, 2013

Downey High School students participated in the State Skills USA competition held from April 4 to April 7 in San Diego where they faced three days of intense challenges. The statewide competition gave...

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