Lifes Moments: Graduations July 2024

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Ethan Gaddi

graduated from Knight High School in Palmdale and plans to continue to college to earn an engineering degree. He hopes to work for Lockheed Martin’s aerospace advanced development programs. Ethan is the grandchild of Elizabeth Gaddi, Retired, LAPD.

Alliyah Gonzalez 

graduated from Lawndale High School and plans to attend Cal State University Northridge in the fall, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. She’s the daughter of Ruben Gonzalez, Airports.


Justine Jacquet

graduated from Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe Springs and plans to attend Cal Poly Pomona in the fall, majoring in electromechanical engineering. Her math teacher chose her for student of the month for her high test scores. Justine is the daughter of Det. Michelle Jacquet, LAPD.

Christian Moreno Jr.

graduated from Cal State University Fullerton, earning a degree in sociology. He’s the nephew of Juan Rosales, General Services. “So proud of you, my dear nephew. You are a great person, and I know that you will go far in life.  You will make us all proud. Congratulations.”

Kyle Tulka

graduated from Cal State University Northridge with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science. He plans to pursue his Master’s degree with a goal of teaching at the collegiate level. Kyle is the son of Clifford Tulka, Public Works/StreetsLA.


Hanan Merriweather 

graduated from Grover Cleveland Charter High School GMS Magnet in Reseda. “Congratulations, Hanan. Everyone is proud of you and look forward as you progress on your journey.” Hanan is the son of Officer Shannon Merriweather, Airport Police.

Madison, Mallory and Everet Fink

graduated with multiple Associate of science degrees from the College of the Canyons and plan to continue their studies at Cal State University Northridge. Madison earned two Associate degrees in studio arts and fine arts, and graduated magna cum laude. Mallory also earned two Associate degrees, in studio arts and photography, and graduated summa cum laude. Everet earned two Associate degrees in the administration of justice, and law enforcement technology, and graduated magna cum laude. Madison, Mallory and Everet are the twin daughters and son of Ross Fink, Retired, LADWP.