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Cover Story - June 7, 2013

Graduating students answer the question: 'How has high school prepared you for the future?'

by Alexis Faria, Amador Valley High School; Kelly McDeavitt, Foothill High School; Marina Madrigal, Village High School, class of 2013

There will be very few times in the "real world" where I will need to solve the integral of a polynomial or recite verses of the "Odyssey." I entered high school as a typical freshman -- eager to become a teenager -- and this coming fall I will be starting over as a freshman at UC Davis. In high school, I realized that it's not always about what I learned, but more so about how I learned it.

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Posted by Mike Faria
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:10 pm

Alexis, great article you have left your mark at Amador as ASB president. We are so proud of you and all your friends at Amador and Foothill, you ROCK!!

Love, Mom, Dad, and Hunter


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Posted by Proud Parents
a resident of California Reflections
on Jun 12, 2013 at 7:35 am

These 3 young ladies are amzing and inspirational. My hats off to all 3 of you and good luck!