Escondido Rising Star – Students of the Month

The mission of the Rising Star of the Month is to bring the community together to honor our local high school seniors for demonstrating character, integrity, love of learning, involvement in school and community activities and/or the ability to overcome challenging life circumstances without compromising their education. The core of the Rising Star of the Month is the student who makes a difference in their home, school, and community with sincerity and passion.

March 2020 Rising Stars

Mirna Vargas-Fuentes, Escondido Charter HS – Michelle Salmons, San Pasqual HS – Cynthia Aviles, Escondido HS – Gabriel Ambriz, Classical Academy HS – Skylar Brown, Del Lago Academy – Lam Nguyen, Orange Glen HS – Bryan Vargas Medellin, Valley HS

February 2020 Rising Stars

Alex Hipolito, Escondido HS – Alec Williams, Classical Academy HS – Gialan Tonthat, Escondido Charter HS – Monique Lopez, Orange Glen HS – Ashley Bravo Ramirez, Valley HS – Emmanuel “Manny” Barrera, Del Lago Academy – Brian Franklin San Pasqual HS

December 2019 Rising Stars

Kate Urrutia, Escondido Charter HS – Marcellinna Malham, Classical Academy HS – Jose Sandoval, Valley HS – Mayra Mendiola, Orange Glen HS – Raegan Beckham, San Pasqual HS – Cameron Rae Bohard, Escondido HS – (not pictured Brenda Nieto, Del Lago Academy)

November 2019 Rising Stars

Danielle Ambriz, Orange Glen HS – Megan Cuccurullo, Valley HS – Matthew Tillyer, Classical Academy HS – Laura Esguerra, Escondido Charter HS – Jazmin Aguilar, Orange Glen HS – Aryanna Gomez, Escondido HS – Jacob Kelly, San Pasqual HS

October 2019 Rising Stars

Davin Paoli, Classical Academy – Patrick Manley, Escondido HS – Michael Mboudjeka, Escondido Charter HS – Gamaliel Aguas, Orange Glen HS – Isabella Medina Silva, San Pasqual HS – Andrea Luna, Del Lago Academy – Jonathan Jacome, Valley HS


April 2019 Rising Stars

Evelyn Zamudio, Valley HS – Sean Duenas, San Pasqual HS – Juan Rios, Del Lago Academy – Liam Scales, Classical Academy – Esmeralda Gatica, Orange Glen HS – Perla Quiroz, Escondido HS – Areebah Hoda, Escondido Charter HS

March 2019 Rising Stars

Veronica Guerrero –Valley High School, Roxana Rodriguez – Escondido Charter High School, Johanna Jimenez – Escondido High School, Diego Preciado – Classical Academy, Khoi Nguyen – Del Lago Academy, Yesenia Verdugo – Orange Glen High School, Giselle Cortes San Pasqual High School

February 2019 Rising Stars

Sebastian Desmond, San Pasqual HS / Noemi Gallegos Sima, Del Lago Academy / Cormac Bate, Classical Academy / Isaac Silva, Escondido HS / Deyri Chacon Perez, Escondido HS / Gisselle Campos, Valley HS / Raul Chavez, Orange Glen HS

December 2018 Rising Stars

Guadalupe Ortega, Escondido HS / Kimberly Najera, San Pasqual HS / Jessica Hernandez, Del Lago Academy / Janna Scroggins, Orange Glen HS / Zachary White, Escondido Charter HS / Cristian Macedo, Valley HS / Karrson Heumann, Classical Academy

November 2018 Rising Stars

Ricardo Ramirez, Valley HS / Wendy Medina, Del Lago Academy / 
 Hung Vu, Escondido HS / Jairo Garnica, Orange Glen HS / Cody Schaefer, Classical Academy / Jose Penaloza, Escondido Charter HS

October 2018 Rising Stars

Justice Hickey, Classical Academy / Isai Ramos, San Pasqual HS / Yarelis Martinez, Orange Glen HS / Charlize Rice, Escondido HS / Maria Fuentes, Del Lago Academy / Paige Zimmerman, Escondido Charter HS

2017-2018 Rising Star of the Year Scholarship Winners

Rising Stars of the Year 
The Escondido Chamber of Commerce awarded twelve $1,000.00 scholarships to the following high school seniors. Congratulations!

Front Row (L-R)   Elba Morales – Escondido HS Sarah Reyes Luna – San Pasqual HS Joseline Sanchez – Del Lago Academy Karely Amaya Rios, Orange Glen HS Rusbelia Beltran – Valley HS Sophia Mittman – Classical Academy Back Row (L-R) Jorge Soberanis – Escondido HS Erik Cisneros Arellano – Orange Glen HS Reignmarc Lariosa – Del Lago Academy Elian Gaona – Valley HS Victor Torres – Escondido Charter HS Michael Megna – Escondido Charter HS

Rising Star of the Year Application

Congratulations to the April 2018 Rising Star Students of the Month

Kaila Greenberg-San Pasqual HS, Erik Cisneros-Orange Glen HS, Sydney Kornelsen-Escondido Charter HS, Michelle Gutierrez-Del Lago Academy, Elba Morales-Escondido HS, Elian Gaona-Valley HS. Not pictured: Carl Seelhoff-Classical Acadamy.

Congratulations to the March 2018 Rising Star Students of the Month

Cloe Oyanguren-Classical Academy, Brian Aguirre-Valley HS, Alberto Felix-Orange Glen HS, Jorge Soberanis-Escondido HS, Michael Alcazar-Del Lago Academy, Luigi Biundi-San Pasqual HS,  Marisol Suarez-Popoca- Escondido Charter HS.

Congratulations to the February 2018 Rising Star Students of the Month

Del Lago Academy – Zurisadai Munoz, San Pasqual HS – Hannah Chua, Classical Academy – Brian Taylor, Escondido HS – Carolina Flores, Orange Glen HS – Gabriel Brown and Escondido Charter HS – Michael Seo.

Congratulations to the November 15, 2017 Rising Star Students of the Month.

Escondido Charter HS – Sydney Stevenson, San Pasqual HS – Sara Reyes Luna, Classical Academy – Sophia Mittman,  Del Lago Academy – Reignmarc Lariosa,  Escondido HS – Guadalupe Paniagua Velasco, Valley HS – Rusbelia Beltran, Orange Glen HS – Estefany Fabian Sanchez

Congratulations to the October 11, 2017 Rising Star Students of the Month.

Deysi Chavez Pineda, Escondido HS –  Daryl Goh, Classical Academy – Victor Torres, Escondido Charter HS – Xochitl Sanders Ramirez, San Pasqual HS – Karely Amaya Rios, Orange Glen HS – Jaime Fuentes, Valley HS – Anaylei Cazares Trinidad – Del Lago Academy