The Downey Legend

In anticipation of the SkillsUSA State Conference taking place in Ontario, California from April 19 through April 22, Leslie Paniagua, 12, prepares to compete on the state level in Ms. Cordova’s photography section. “Basically, the photography is a bit more competitive just because they give you a theme and you have to go out and take it,” Paniagua said. “You have to Photoshop, and then you actually have an interview one-on-one with the judge.”

Downey High School Competes at the SkillsUSA State Competition

Oscar Flores, Copy Editor April 30, 2018

From Thursday, Apr. 19 to Sunday, Apr. 22, high school students throughout California participated in the annual SkillsUSA State Competition held in the Ontario Convention Center.  Among the schools that...

SkillsUSA Competes At Regionals

Corey Ocasio, Writer February 26, 2018

On Jan. 28th and Feb. 3rd, Downey High School’s Leadership and Skills teams competed against multiple rival high schools located throughout Santa Barbara, Ventura,  Los Angeles and Orange Counties at...

Students building skills for success

Students building skills for success

Zaira Zamora, Writer May 11, 2012

After a year of highlighting their talents in the classroom, several students competed in the National SkillsUSA Conference, from April 12 to April 15, at the Town and Country Resort and Conference Center....

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