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...

Skills USA: Quiz Bowl

Emily Rivas, Videographer October 4, 2017

QuizBowl Wins Gold At State Conference

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief May 24, 2017

Although the end of the school year is right around the corner, Downey’s QuizBowl team sees no end in sight. Earning their third consecutive gold medal at Skills USA’s State Conference in San Diego...

During the weekend of Apr. 9-12, Aron Ramirez, 12, went to Town and Country, a hotel located in San Diego, to participate in the Skills USA competition and advances to the nationals in Lowville, Kentucky.  “It made me feel like a proud papa when all the teams medalled, because I saw that every individuals effort was paid off.”

So you think you have skills?

Natalie Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor/ Staff Writer May 13, 2015

Over spring break, Downey High’s Quiz Bowl team competed at SkillsUSA, in San Diego, California, where they swept the competition winning gold, silver, and bronze medals and qualified for the national...

5 Questions with Heidi Alcedo

5 Questions with Heidi Alcedo

Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor May 16, 2014

Senior Heidi Alcedo was one of Downey High School’s four Skills USA participants who brought home gold medals from Finals.     Q1: How does it feel to have won gold in the Skills USA...

5 Questions with Tracy Molina

5 Questions with Tracy Molina

February 28, 2014

On Feb. 18, Tracy Molina was informed that she placed to go to regionals for Skills USA, which will take place in San Diego, after winning a bronze medal for Intermediate Drafting Engineering.   Q1....

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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