Class of 2023

Jaime Noe Gonzalez Galarza, Golden West High School.

After High School, Jaime will be attending Reedley Community College to become an Automotive Technician. His mother shares how passionate he is in everything he does. He currently has his own auto detailing business and he has become a very independent young man who wants to have his own business someday.

Julio Anaya, Golden West High School, will be attending Reedley College.Photo by Hailey Anaya.

Julio Anaya is a two-sport athlete: football and baseball. He enjoyed his experience with his teammates and classmates throughout high school. He is the oldest out of five siblings and he has set an amazing example of never giving up and always moving forward. His family is super proud of him and they look forward to what the future holds for him at Reedley College where he will be furthering his education and pursue his football career. Mom quotes: “Life is a highway baby!!! Kachow!!!”

Stephan Rodriguez(middle) with his girlfriend Sarah (left) and daughter Angelica, Visalia Adult School. Photo submitted by Rosie.

Stephan plans to further his education at College of the Sequoias. He was born in Visalia,California and raised in Ivanhoe. His daughter Angelica Rodriguez has motivated him to further his education so he could provide her with a good life, along with his girlfriend Sarah who has been a great supporter of his pursuit of education.Stephan is a great inspiration to his younger siblings and his family is very proud of him.

Raul Uribe Garcia, Golden West High School. Photo by Mimi Nicole Photography.

Raul has had an amazing high school experience from being a tri-sport athlete in Football, Wrestling, and Track & Field to also receiving Academic Achievements. Raul is the oldest of three siblings and has been a wonderful example of the “Go Hard or Go Home’ philosophy for them. His family looks forward to what his future will bring once he starts College Of The Sequoias’ Welding program in Fall of 2023.


Alessandra Pasillas, Golden West High School, will be attending College of the Sequoias. Photo by Cassie Pasillas.

Alessandra  will be attending Fresno State University to pursue studying Criminology as well as a license in real estate. 

To my daughter, this is just the beginning, you overcame obstacles and made it, you achieved your goal. You are a star in the making, I am so proud of you and your achievements I wish you, to continue to shine on.Love you to the moon and back.

– Mom