Marilynn Littlefield, who has been at the helm of Pioneer High School’s award- and championship-winning Dance/Drill Team for 50 years, was honored for her dedicated service during a reunion and tribute jubilee on Saturday, May 2. The festive event reunited Littlefield with Dance/Drill Team students she has coached over the last five decades – as many as 3,000.
California High School senior Ivan Delatorre is one of a select 1,000 students from across the nation to be named a Gates Millennium Scholar. Delatorre, who holds a 4.3 GPA and is ranked seven in a class of 720 at the Whittier Union school, was chosen from among tens of thousands of applicants for the Millennium Scholar Program. He will use the scholarship to pursue a degree in accounting at UCLA.