The Downey Legend

DHS College Fair

Wanting to find more information about various colleges, Emely Velasquez, 12, attended the DUSD College Fair on Oct. 23 at the Allen Layne Stadium. “The college representatives were there to answer any questions I had,” Velasquez said. “The representatives helped inform me about their colleges.”

Adrian Soto, Writer

November 13, 2018

Due to the student interest in pursuing education after high school, Downey High School hosted the annual District Wide College Fair on Oct. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Allen Layne Stadium field.   California possess the largest number of universities of any one state in the United States. ...

It is in your blood

At the varsity lacrosse game vs. Palos Verdes on March 4, captain Nick Farina, 12, defends the ball from the opponent, making a goal. “Over forty different colleges have scouted me this year,” Farina said. “I have decided to go to Adam State in Alamosa, Colorado.”

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

March 18, 2013

After 6 years of learning to play the sport and developing his skills, the varsity lacrosse team captain, Nick Farina, 12, verbally committed to Adams State University on Feb. 24,  and will be signing on April 17.   “I had many schools offering me to play for them,” Farina said, “I...

Scholarships, a said way to get into college

Scholarships, a said way to get into college

John Franco, Sports Editor

April 14, 2011

With college only steps away, seniors around campus are already into their desired schools. Some may have gotten in with the basic traditional acceptances while others have been accepted in with full scholarships. The time is now here where colleges across the nation look for said students that are athl...

Acceptance into a new world

Amanda Garcia

April 30, 2010

As the school year comes to a end, the class of 2010’s top graduating seniors are faced with a decision on which prestigious university they will be attending. Although still undecided which universities to attend Senior Christine Tran is one of the few that has the option of choosing between these...

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