Pathways Student Ambassadors

Meet the Student Pathway Ambassadors

  • Each year, the Pathways office selects students from each High School career-themed pathway program in the Porterville Unified School District.

Brianna Torres

Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS)

Grade Level: 11

Achievements:

    • HIPAA (Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Certified
    • Girl's State Delegate 2017
    • HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) President

Aspirations:

    • Graduate as Valedictorian
    • Attend UC Irvine, UC Berkeley, or Stanford
    • Major in immunology, pathology or microbiology



Bryce Arce

Academy of Hospitality (AH)

Grade Level: 10

Achievements:

Aspirations:


Alan Hernandez

Multimedia and Technology Academy (MTA)

Grade Level: 12

Achievements:

    • 2016 Selma Sweepstakes Winner for the Monache Marauder Band
    • 2017 South Valley Winter Arts Association (SVWAA) Class A Champions
    • Sierra View District Hospital (IT) Information Technology Consultant Intern

Aspirations:

    • Attend Porterville College and transfer to CalPoly or San Diego State University
    • Continue pursuing music as a hobby


Denise Rodriguez

Law, Justice, and Ethics Pathway (LJE)

Grade Level: 11

Achievements:

    • Tulare County Academic Decathlon Champion (2017)
    • Z Club Community Service Officer
    • Honor Roll Student

Aspirations:

    • Attend University of California, Berkeley
    • Major in political science
    • Minor international relations

Daniel Diaz

Law, Justice, and Ethics Pathway (LJE)

Grade level: 11

Achievements:

    • Excel Club Secretary
    • Tulare County Academic Decathlon Champion (2017)
    • 200+ community service hours

Aspirations:

    • Attend a four year university
    • double Major in political science( international Relations) and historical philosophy
    • college professor, or international security

Cindy Tapia

Alternative Energy Resource Occupations (AERO)

Grade: 12

Accomplishments:

    • Part of the first ever Pathway Ambassador Council (PAC)
    • Microalgae Intern, over the summer, at Fresno State
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Certified
    • Movimento Estudiantil Chicano/a de Aztlan (MECHA) Treasurer and Secretary

Aspirations:

    • Educate myself more
    • Network more on a professional level

Kimberly Rodriguez

Academy of Business and Finance

Grade: 12

Achievements:

    • Link Crew President

Aspirations:

    • Attend Porterville College
    • Transfer to Humboldt State University or Seattle University
    • Master’s Degree in Elementary Education

Aisha Ball

Law, Justice, and Ethics Pathway (LJE)

Grade Level: 11

Aspirations:

    • Attend Long Beach University
    • Major in Criminal Psychology and Therapist

Achievements:

    • Corporal at Porterville Police Explorers
    • Ambassador for PUSD Pathways
    • Honorable Student

Diane Torres

Law, Justice, and Ethics Pathway (LJE)

Grade Level: 11

Aspirations:

    • Attend Washington University in St.Louis
    • Major in Political Science

Achievements:

    • Varsity California Girls Tennis State Competition (2016)
    • Performer at Carnegie Hall, New York (2017)
    • Tulare Country Academic Decathlon Champion (2017)
    • Hugh O'Brian Leadership Ambassador (2016)

Savannah Banuelos

Law, Justice, and Ethics Pathway (LJE)

Grade Level: 11

Aspirations:

    • Attend UC Berkeley, John Hopkins University, or UC Merced
    • Double Major in Biochemistry (PhD) and Anatomical Pathology (Masters)
    • Minor in Chicano Studies

Achievements:

    • Girls State Delegate 2017
    • Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Ambassador 2016
    • Tulare County Academic Decathlon Champion (2016-2017)