2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 4: Karina Leanos

Some students might not care or be involved with community activities but Karina feels otherwise about it. She participates in many organizations such as Link Crew – where she is the president, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, the Dual Immersion program, the Spanish Honors society, the Law & Society program, and Youth Court. So she is very involved and really cares about her community, and she … Continue reading 2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 4: Karina Leanos

2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 2: Stephanie M. Galaviz

It is rare to find a teenager who thinks and cares about self-evaluation. Stephanie is one of those rare finds. She believes you should not run from your mistakes and that you should actually want to examine and learn from them. One of the lessons she has learned is that she realized that she was paying too much time and attention on other people, especially … Continue reading 2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 2: Stephanie M. Galaviz

2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 1: Allysa Duque

BY: KAREN MONARREZ Allysa Duque, Miss Cardinal contestant #1, is inside Riley Elementary School. Allysa is in a mentoring program where students participate in activities with younger students. When they are paired up with students, they try to select compatible mentors. As a mentor at Riley, Allysa does activities with her student match. Being a mentor to a younger students makes Allysa a role model … Continue reading 2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 1: Allysa Duque

2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 18: Jennifer Ramirez

BY: ZESHARI MARIN There are many job sin the world that can express who you are or who you want to be as a person. Yet not many people say that they want to become a children’s animator. Jennifer Ramirez, one of SBHS’s Miss Cardinal contestants is one of the few whose dream is to become just that. “I want to give children a role … Continue reading 2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 18: Jennifer Ramirez

2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 14: Emely Ruiz

BY: ASHLEY TORRES Feeling alone, facing many struggles but determined to do better than her dad. Emely Ruiz, a hard-working, beautiful young lady, is inspired by her father to someday work in e-business or special education and be successful. “My ultimate ambition is to buy my father his dream house and pay him back for all the effort he made while raising my siblings and … Continue reading 2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 14: Emely Ruiz

2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 13: Silvana Mazun

BY: BELLE ZUNABY Some students here at San Bernardino High School could care less about the environment around them. However, should she win the Miss Cardinal title, Silvana Mazun, would not use her royal power for anything other than going out into the community to help. Once she puts her mind to something, it is almost impossible for her not to put her full effort … Continue reading 2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 13: Silvana Mazun

2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 10: Jessica Navarro

BY: BELLE ZUNABY Twelfth grader and Miss Cardinal contestant, Jessica Navarro, wishes to be someone who represents her community. She is determined to lead others with her leadership skills into wanting the same. Her determination comes from living here in San Bernardino and seeing but also experiencing struggles that we might not always pay attention to. That is one of her bigger goals, being the … Continue reading 2018-2019 Miss Cardinal Contestant 10: Jessica Navarro