Lifes Moments: Graduations June 2023

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Talyn Knick
graduated from Great Oak High School in Temecula and plans to attend DePaul University in Chicago, majoring in marketing. She’s the granddaughter of Larry Contri, Retired, LADWP.

Amanda Longoria
graduated from Ramona Convent Secondary High School in Alhambra. She plans to attend Cal State LA in the fall toward earning a Bachelor’s degree in science, business or economics, and then pursue an entertainment law degree at UCLA Law School. She’s the daughter of Manuel Longoria, LADWP.

Caitlyn Hang
graduated from Gabrielino High School in San Gabriel and plans to attend the University of California, Berkeley, in the fall, majoring in finance and marketing. She’s the daughter of Tri Hang, Rec and Parks.


Zorianna Garcia
graduated from Eagle Rock High School and plans to attend UCLA in the fall, where she was awarded a Regents Scholarship. She’s the daughter of Carlos Garcia, LADWP.

Eirenne O’Neill
graduated from USC with a Bachelor’s degree in international relations. She plans to continue her education at USC to pursue her Master’s degree in public administration. Eirenne is the daughter of Juan Villar, LADWP.

Lorenzo Sanchez  
graduated from Orange Lutheran High School and plans to attend Cal State Fullerton studying criminal justice. He plans to be a Police Officer. Lorenzo is the son of Sgt. Manuel Sanchez, LAPD.


Ryan Dru Alexander
graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor’s degree in physical science. He plans to study physical therapy at Rocky Mountain University in Provo, Utah. He’s the son of Andrea Wilson, Public Works/Street Services.

Ailaine Rosales  
graduated from Legacy High School in South Gate. As for her future plans: “Don’t tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” She’s the niece of Samuel Bacon, Gen. Services.