Baldwin Park High School senior Herman Cortez (center), North Park Continuation High School senior Ezdra Esparza (left), and Sierra Vista High School senior Daisy Sanchez (right) will serve as student board members for the 2019-20 school year.
Sanchez will present the first student board report during tonight’s Board of Education meeting. The seniors were introduced to the Board of Education on Sept. 24.
Cortez, president of BPHS’s National Honor Society, attended Pleasant View Elementary and Holland Middle School. He serves as vice president of the California Scholarship Federation and vice president of service in Key Club.
This past summer, Cortez represented BPHS as a delegate at American Legion’s California Boys State, a weeklong leadership and political science conference in Sacramento.
Esparza started his education at Walnut Elementary School. As a fitness enthusiast, he dedicates his time to exercising and improving his boxing skills.
After Esparza graduates in March, he plans to attend a trade school to become an electrical engineer.
Sanchez, a member of SVHS’s National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Club, attended De Anza Elementary and Sierra Vista Junior High School.
With a passion to help others and a drive to support under-represented children, Sanchez plans to major in social work at UC Santa Barbara – with the long-term goal to work as an adoption social worker in Oregon.