The Downey Legend

A marine with a dream

A marine with a dream

Dinorah Acuña, Writer

June 1, 2012

This year’s Senior Awards Night, which took place at the Downey Civic Theater, on May 17, at 7:00 p.m., presented scholarships to 124 seniors. Among this group of scholarship recipients is Luis Cuellar who received the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship of $180,000 to attend the...

Free money, anyone?

Free money, anyone?

Wendy Casillas, Business Manager, and Anna Cerojano, Public Relations

June 14, 2011

With college rapidly approaching, seniors are scrambling to find sources of free money to pay for school expenses. Scholarships are the greatest help students can receive in lessening their college tuitions. Whether for sports or academic achievement, every recipient has to earn their awards. The...

Students win big on Senior Awards Night

Students win big on Senior Awards Night

Sharon Kim, Parents & Teachers Editor

June 14, 2011

A select group of roughly 150 seniors streamed into the Downey Civic Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, to receive scholarships from various organizations and benefactors dedicated to funding students’ college educations. Minutes before the show began, the sharply-dressed seniors were directed...

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