Cortines 2021 Graduation.
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2021 Commencement

Processional
Class of 2021
Senior Class Welcome
Mr. Carlos Garcia, Senior Class Administrator
Unity Welcome in Multiple Languages
Coby Douangpanya, Amia Polyana Ignacio, Sofia Liascheva, Nicole Magno, Bianca Maiocchi, Cynthia Moreno Sorto, June Roumatif, Luz Vazquez
Pledge of Allegiance
Clyde Formentera
Introduction of Dance Company
Hailey Danielle Marroquin, ASB President
Senior Dance Company Performance
Music: "Touch the Sky," by Kanye West
Dancers: Julia Massari, Coby Doungpanya, DJ Davis, Gianna Patterson, Lulani El, June Romatif, Talita Cohetero-Rios, Kenia Martinez, Adisah Grimes, Tovah Zafrin, Fiona Howard, Kailani Roulhac
Introduction of Distinguished Guests
Juliet Black, Senior Class Vice-President
Message to the Graduates
Local District Central Superintendent Frances Baez
Introduction of Principal Gambero
Luz Vazquez, Senior Class Secretary
Address to the Class of 2021
Ms. Lori Gambero, Principal
Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Abraham Flores, Senior Class President
Keynote Address
Ms. Marlee Matlin
Farewell Address
Kai Lianna Chang, Valedictorian
Julia Giovanna Massari, Valedictorian
Introduction of Vocal Jazz Performance
Itzel Y Aquino, Senior Class Treasurer
Ulandari Desakputu Ariawan, Senior Class PR Coordinator
Vocal Jazz Performance
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" by James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson,
arranged by Jarrett Johnson and Alvin Chea.
Vocal Jazz Singers: Jewel Yu, Ari Muñoz, Sarah Weisz, Kaylani Rivers, Gabriela Chavez, Elissa Sung, Christopher Gonzalez, Abraham Flores, John Cuba, Juan Peña, Emily Chicoj-Lemus
DHH Interpreters: Israel Cueto, Katie Amador Zamora
Presentation of Graduates and Perfect Attendance Award
Ms. Gambero
Perfect AttendanceMs. Sue Cartagena, Counselor
Dance AcademyMs. Cartagena
Visual Arts AcademyMs. Christine Alfaro, Counselor
Theatre AcademyMs. Carmen Ocheita, Counselor
Music AcademyMr. Salvador Miranda, Counselor
Graduates Participating VirtuallyMr. Miranda
Conferral of Diplomas
Ms. Gambero
Recessional
Graduates of the Class of 2021
ProcessionalClass of 2021
Senior Class WelcomeMr. Carlos Garcia, Senior Class Administrator
Unity Welcome in Multiple LanguagesCoby Douangpanya, Amia Polyana Ignacio, Sofia Liascheva, Nicole Magno, Bianca Maiocchi, Cynthia Moreno Sorto, June Roumatif, Luz Vazquez
Pledge of AllegianceClyde Formentera
Introduction of Dance CompanyHailey Danielle Marroquin, ASB President
Senior Dance Company PerformanceMusic: "Touch the Sky," by Kanye West
Dancers: Julia Massari, Coby Doungpanya, DJ Davis, Gianna Patterson, Lulani El, June Romatif, Talita Cohetero-Rios, Kenia Martinez, Adisah Grimes, Tovah Zafrin, Fiona Howard, Kailani Roulhac
Introduction of Distinguished GuestsJuliet Black, Senior Class Vice-President
Message to the GraduatesLocal District Central Superintendent Frances Baez
Introduction of Principal GamberoLuz Vazquez, Senior Class Secretary
Address to the Class of 2021Ms. Lori Gambero, Principal
Introduction of Keynote SpeakerAbraham Flores, Senior Class President
Keynote AddressMs. Marlee Matlin
Introduction to ValedictoriansHailey Danielle Marroquin
Farewell AddressKai Lianna Chang, Valedictorian
Julia Giovanna Massari, Valedictorian
Introduction of Vocal Jazz PerformanceItzel Y Aquino, Senior Class Treasurer
Ulandari Desakputu Ariawan, Senior Class PR Coordinator
Vocal Jazz Performance"Lift Every Voice and Sing" by James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson,
arranged by Jarrett Johnson and Alvin Chea.
Vocal Jazz Singers: Jewel Yu, Ari Muñoz, Sarah Weisz, Kaylani Rivers, Gabriela Chavez, Elissa Sung, Christopher Gonzalez, Abraham Flores, John Cuba, Juan Peña, Emily Chicoj-Lemus
DHH Interpreters: Israel Cueto, Katie Amador Zamora
Presentation of Graduates
and Perfect Attendance Award
Ms. Gambero
Perfect AttendanceMs. Sue Cartagena, Counselor
Dance AcademyMs. Cartagena
Visual Arts AcademyMs. Christine Alfaro, Counselor
Theatre AcademyMs. Carmen Ocheita, Counselor
Music AcademyMr. Salvador Miranda, Counselor
Graduates Participating VirtuallyMr. Miranda
Conferral of DiplomasMs. Gambero
RecessionalGraduates of the Class of 2021

Special Thanks

Mr. Carlos Garcia
Assistant Principal and Senior Class Administrator
Mr. Greg Schiller
Senior Class Teacher Sponsor
And
Lori Gambero, Russell Copley, Claudia Cardenas, Jorge Caridad, Tom Lee, TuThanh Nguyen, Emily Lague, Jane Tang, Alan Berman, Christine Alfaro, Kelsey Cushing, Kim Rabas
DHH Interpreters: Joshua Sexton, Samantha Fina, Justine Rogalsky
And the entire faculty and staff at Grand Arts
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Class of 2021

Valedictorians:
Kai Lianna Chang
Julia Giovanna Massari

Amina Barakat AfifyS

Jeneth Chloe Delima AgraviadorSBR

Alexandre G. Romeo AguilarS

Michael Godinez AguilarS

Ashley Aldana

Letty Adela AlemanPs

Christopher Luchiano AlmanzaShrG

Valeria Almonte ZacariasShrG

Angel Gabriel AlonsoG

Erica Alvarez VillalbaShrGBR

Kenny David AlvarezShrG

Rosario AlvarezG

Kevin Alvarez-Ochoa

Katie Amador ZamoraS

Victoria Angelique Andino

Idalia Angeles FloresSLB

George Steven Antonio Flores

Itzel Y AquinoSLBSc

Priscilla Arana-SandovalShrGBPa

Valentina Yuritzi ArguetaSBR

Ulandari Desakputu AriawanSLPaRSc

Maria Lwanga AshleyShrG

Isabella Avalos

Linda Aviles Diaz

Vanessa Mary Ayala

Lewis Alton Maximos Baligad-Levine

Roberto Barajas

Skarlet BarbaR

Sariya Mon'a Barlow-HayesS

Gabriela Mishelle Barrientos ObandoSB

Karen Becerril

Johnna BianchiG

Juliet BlackShrGLRSc

Sergio Marcel BlancoS

Eden BlyS

Georgie Clover BorchardtSR

Dempsey Lee BradshawShrG

Sadie M BrebesShrG

Rihana Delcarmen Tate Burciaga-HernandezSB

Frankly Misael CabreraPs

Julia CamachoShrGALR

Samantha Allyson Camacho

Yoselin CamargoShrG

Fabian Campos

Maleah Berlin CanlasR

Nicholas CarlosR

Yara Lizbeth Castanon

Sebastian Celaya-GaliciaSB

Esther Elizabeth Chaidez HernandezShrG

Harley Jason Chamale

Kai Lianna ChangShrG

Gabriela Citlali ChavezShrGLB

Chanta Sok CheaShrG

Emily Chicoj-LemusR

Katherine Franchiny Chinchilla-LopezG

Mark William ChowS

Paula Victoria Cifuentes

Raven Rose CobbG

Talita Cohetero-RiosB

Brittany Josephine ContrerasShrGR

Angel Corrales

Amber Ysabella CorreaS

Sheila Valeria Correa

Wilfrido Cruz-SolanoShrGB

John Arman CubaS

Israel CuetoS

Yaiza Dominique Cuevas

Isabella Y Dahl

Maya Christine DavisS

Jaden Soizic Leana DavissRPs

Emely Ailyn Del Valle-Figueroa

Micheal Andrew Didia

Coby Pete DouangpanyaShrGL

Aryana April DuranR

Lulani El

Sebastian Espinoza GarridoPa

Abraham FloresShrGLScITh

Audrey FloresS

Raquel Fatima FloresS

Clyde Formentera

Chelsea Francisco

Celeen Aerianna FrancoS

Aiko Cyan Franklin

Liv Claire FreidenreichShrGNTh

Luca Cortina Frenzel

Angel Josue Fuentes CariñoG

Rocco Marz Vincenzo Gagliarducci

Marvin Galindo-OrtegaS

Breanna Guadalupe Gallardo

Sascha Renae GallegosShrG

Carla Nahomi Garcia Hernandez

Ricardo Garcia Rivas

Manauia Nelli Garcia Tellez

Citlali Garcia

America Ruby GomezShrGB

Christopher Victor Gonzalez GarciaB

Yelitza Nayeli Gonzalez Gonzalez

Andrea Gonzalez HernandezGL

Angel Eduardo Gonzalez

Kevin GonzalezGL

Melissa GonzalezSLB

Christopher Daniel Gonzalez-ReyesS

Tyler Daniel GrandalskiShrGALTh

Jordan Aston GreenePs

Adisah John Malachi Grimes

Ricardo Alejandro Gutierrez GarciaSB

Ivan Hermosillo

Joshua Alejandro Hernandez

Mollee Danielle HernandezR

Salvador Benjamin Hernandez

Tabitha Hicks

Tristan Beck HirschShrG

Fiana HowardR

Amia Polyanna Sosa IgnacioShrGL

Sainté Jackson

Brenda Azeneth Jacobo-CejaS

Aida Beatriz JimenezShrGB

Martha JimenezShrGLB

Norah Elise JohnsonS

Sonali Michele Johnson

Grace Alicia JonesS

Giselle JuarezR

Bill KachoeffS

Camora LampkinShrGLTh

Yustielmi Larios VegaShrG

Gwen Kiana Leon

Sofia LiashchevaShrG

Madelyn Debra-Joan LiljenbergS

Eva Solis LindholmS

Kesha Nidra LinicomeShrGR

Mark Anthony LlamasB

Melanye Rosemary Lopez

Naghelly Vanessa LopezS

Nelsy Briana Lopez

Sofia S Lopez-OrendayShrG

Vanessa Victoria Lozano

Nicole Igharas MagnoShrGAL

Bianca Asha MaiocchiShrGB

Maria Abelayda MaldonadoShrGBR

Ana Mancia

Rocco John Marino

Hailey Danielle MarroquinAL

Ma' Laysia Anita MartinS

Oscar Martinez

Kenia Ciclaly Martinez-PechSBR

Julia Giovanna MassariShrGR

Joe Samuel McDermottS

Gavin John MeagherS

Anessa Chantal MedinaS

Fatima Ivonne Melara

Angel Jesus Mendez MendozaGB

Ruby MendezS

Daphne Mendoza

Sierra Sadie MendozaR

Katie Michelle MercadoS

Fiorella Storm MermelsteinShrG

Daniel Alexander Minera

Yvonne MirandaSLB

Sky Blue MirelesS

Andrew James Molina

Natalie Angela Morales

Stephen Eugene MoranS

Perla Itzel Moreno Chavez

Cynthia Moreno SortoShrGL

Llerson Jose Moreno

Lucky Mosesian

Audrey Marie MuldoonGPs

Ana Manuela Munguia

Ari Savannah MuñozShrGALR

Angel J Murrieta

Jaden Isaac Newsome

Keven Alexis Oliva

Alaina Michelle OrtizShrG

Alejandra Guadalupe OrtizS

Jordan Lindsy Oschman

Lizeth Osorio-Flores

Kaitlyn Michelle Oung

Chelsea Melissa Oxlaj-PerezR

Karen G Pablo LopezSB

Miriam Lizbeth PalmaR

Andrew Palomo-MarinS

Leah Abigail ParedesShrGR

Aria Marie PattersonShrGTh

Gianna Danielle PattersonShrGALR

Ana Maribel PedroShrGBR

Juan Carlos Peña-AyalaShrGB

Alexandria PerezGR

Isabella Amada Perez

Jesus Arturo Pineda

Samantha Ashley PlacenciaSR

Gretzel Ileana PolancoG

Shanyla Marie PostonPs

Lucio David Quetz

Isabella Muriel Arriaga Quinn-RodriguezGR

Angelina Marie Ramirez

Genesis RamosShrGB

Jonathan Fernando RenojShrGB

Emely Janessa ReyesShrGPa

Kevin Alberto Reyes

Ruby ReyesBR

Danielle Genevieve Reyna

Jennifer Araceli Rivera

Sara Rivera De La TorreR

Kaylani Jelinda RiversShrGR

Brian Alexander Robles

Kimberly Melissa RodarteS

Iliana Dalila RodriguezR

Prynce Michael Rogers

June-Lallah RomatifS

Katie Chavarria RostranG

Kailani Ahjah RoulhacR

Ashley Sanchez MontoyaS

Jayden Sanchez-Sanchez

Xavier Hugo SandovalS

Neyda SaucedoB

Ziggy Justice Segal

Daniel Alberto Serrano HernandezPs

Amy Grace SihlerShrG

Quentin Tencate Silver

Thanawat Sinvorawat

Frida Siqueiros

Jaden Devri Smith

Kaylee Jaileen Socop

Leslie Guadalupe SorianoR

Maria Isabel Soto

Elissa Lizeth SungShrGL

Jimmy Tran

Mathew Damian TravnitzR

Litzy Michelle Uribe-Gutierrez

Tyla Amara UzoagbadoGNTh

William Zen ValdezPs

Lily Elena Valera

Erick Vargas

Hailey Jacelyn VasquezG

Luz VazquezShrGLBSc

Saul Verduzco MontalvoShrGR

Hunter Jay Vindell

Alex VivarL

Sarah Madeline WeiszShrGTh

Thomas Gregory WinnS

Penelope YanezS

Jewel Mei Shilin YuS

Jian Cong Yu

Tovah Alyza ZafrinShrGRITh

Abraham Zuniga LopezR

Honor Symbols Legend

Shr Superintendent's Honor Roll 3.80+

G Gold Honor Cord: High Honors 3.60+

S Silver Honor Cord: Honors 3.00–3.59

A ASB Officer

L Leadership

B Bi-Literacy Award?

Pa Perfect Attendance Award

R Red Honor Cord: City of Hope Blood Donor

Ps Persistence Award

Sc Senior Cabinet

ITh International Honor Thespian

Th Honor Thespian

NTh Thespian

Inclusion of a student's name in this program does not imply that the student has met the requirements for graduation from Ramón C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts.

Los Angeles Unified School District

Superintendent: Austin Beutner

Local District Superintendent: Ms. Frances Baez

Downtown Community of Schools Administrator: Ms. Susana Ansley-Gutierrez

District 2 Board Member: Ms. Mónica Garcia

Ramón C. Cortines School of Visual & Performing Arts

Principal: Ms. Lori Gambero

Assistant Principal: Ms. Claudia Cardenas

Assistant Principal: Mr. Russell Copley

Assistant Principal, Student Counseling Services: Mr. Carlos Garcia

Academic Counselor: Ms. Sue Cartagena

Academic Counselor: Mr. Salvador Miranda

Academic Counselor: Ms. Carmen Ocheita

College Counselor: Ms. Christine Alfaro

Leadership Advisor

Mr. Tom Lee

Student Body Officers

President: Hailey Danielle Marroquin

Vice President: Nicole Igharas Magno

Secretary: Gianna Danielle Patterson

Historian: Tyler Daniel Grandalski

Treasurer: Julia Camacho

PR Coordinator: Ari S Munoz

Senior Class Administrator

Mr. Carlos Garcia

Senior Class Sponsor

Mr. Greg Schiller

Senior Class Officers

President: Abraham Flores

Vice-President: Juliet Black

Secretary: Luz Vazquez

Treasurer: Itzel Y Aquino

PR Coordinator: Ulandari Desakputu Ariawan

Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts Faculty

Steven Abee

Bernard Addison

Jenny Ahn

Hector Alejandro

Liliana Alvarez

Devyn Amos

Brenzel Barbauld

Jasmine Bayou-Young

Alan Berman

Amal Burke

Cristal Burkhart

Angelina Burleigh

Brandon Cabezas

Eric Cañas

Jorge Caridad

Ethel Catahan

Daniel Chapman

Edith Chavelas

Kelvin Cheung

Miguel Covarrubias

Kelsey Cushing

Robert Da Silva

Joel Daavid

Diana Delcambre

Kristen DeMaria Volk

Abelardo Diaz

Pedro Diaz

Jeffry Edgecombe

Elizabeth Garfio

La Moin Garrard

Michael Gasparik

William Goldyn

Mark Gozonsky

Carla Guerrero

Lesley Harris

Allison Kelly

Bora Kim

Wilson Kwan

Emily Lague

Giancarlo Lazarte-Amado

Curtis Le Mieux

Tom Lee

Jennifer Lemvo

Andrew Lewis

Julie McManus

David Metz

Thomas Mitchell

Loretta Mui

Melinda Ng

TuThanh Nguyen

Matthew Odegaard

Audrey Pai

Nenita Price

Karissa Reese

Edith Regalado

Jessica Rodarte

Anthony Saludares

Greg Schiller

Mark Schwartz

Oliver Shipley

Darrin Simington

Wendell Stevenson

Laura Travnitz

Mike Truesdell

Oscar Vasquez

Christopher-Rey Yraola

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