The Class of 2017 will leave La Jolla High School from Edwards Stadium on June 14 with 378 graduating seniors (183 girls, 195 boys). Of the graduates, 56 percent are receiving a “Senior with Academic Distinction” designation — that’s 215 of them.
Top-of-the-classers, Valedictorians Lorenzo Calvano and Heloise Carion (GPA 4.87) and Salutatorian Matt Romero (GPA 4.82), talked with La Jolla Light last week about their academic success.
“My senior year has been really good, but it was probably my hardest year because of college applications. That was really stressful, but overall, it’s been fun!” Heloise said.
Lorenzo agreed, “It was my hardest year of high...