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Calipatria High teen-agers of the month announced

May 21, 2002|STAFF REPORT

Calipatria High School recently named seniors Jesse Rivas Jr. and Erika Elizabeth Ramos as teen-agers of the month for April.

Jesse was class president his junior year, involved with senior class activities and voted most spirited last year and "true blue and gold" this year. He is enrolled in the Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program's nursing class and passed his state test on April 20 to become a certified nurse's assistant.

He enjoys reading, sculpting and his friends' company. His parents are Jesse and Gloria Rivas of Calipatria.

Erika is secretary for California Scholarship Federation, vice president of the Spanish club and member of student council for IVROP project star, associated student body and young artistic minds.

She enjoys listening to music, reading, talking on the phone and collecting poems. Her parents are Consuelo and Ezequiel Ramos of Calipatria.

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The award is sponsored by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Brawley Lodge 1420.

Teen-ager of the month selections are judged on character, leadership, service, citizenship and scholastic achievements.

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