Life’s Important Moments: Graduations – July

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Koppany Horvath
graduated summa cum laude from the University of La Verne, earning a bachelor’s degree in computer science (major) and computer engineering (minor). During his four years of college, he earned many distinguishing recognitions, according to his proud father, Robbie Horvath, Retired, Public Works/Sanitation. (Koppany is the son of Adriana and Robert Horvath.) “Koppany’s name was on the Dean’s list continually. He was the only student in his class to be allowed to present his ‘hands-on’ thesis in his junior year instead of the customary senior year. Besides his studies, Koppany has been working as a programmer ever since he started in college.


Erika Consebido
graduated from Holy Family High School in Glendale as valedictorian and plans to attend Cal Poly Pomona, majoring in mechanical engineering. “Congrats! We love you, hon! Mommy, Dad and Kuya.” Erika is the daughter of Cecille Consebido, Public Works/Sanitation.


Alan Roney
graduated from Bishop Alemany High School. He plans to complete two years at College of the Canyons, transfer to a four-year university and continue on to obtain a master’s degree in pediatrics. He’s the son of Maria Roney, Rec and Parks.


Scott Klein
graduated from Alhambra High School and plans to attend Cal State Long Beach in the fall, pursuing a political science major. He’s the son of Sandra Avalos, LAPD. “He’s a future senator! We’re proud of this young man!”


Anthony Rivera
graduated from Jordan High School in Long Beach, and plans to attend Long Beach City College in the fall, majoring in civil engineering. He’s the son of Mauricio Rivera, DWP.


Roxanne Dunklin
graduated from Bremerton High School in Bremerton, Wash. She’s the granddaughter of Linda Martin, Retired, Public Works/Sanitation. “Congratulations, Sweetie. You did it. I’m very proud of you. All you can do is go up from here. May life bring your hopes and dreams together.”


Alexandria (Lexie) Peltola
graduated from William S. Hart High School in Santa Clarita. She plans to attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the fall, majoring in aeronautical science, and hopes to become a pilot. She’s the daughter of Jeff Peltola, Retired, DWP.