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Day in, day out As the weeks flew by, Presentation students focused on friends, faith and the future

2009 Graduation Edition

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A spotlight on the award-winners from the Class of 2009, including the valedictorian, administrative award honorees, and the cream of the crop from our academic departments.

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Presentation Auction 2009 Saturday, Nov. 14 | Doubletree Hotel | San Jose

Mark your calendars now for an evening of gourmet food, fine wine and hundreds of fantastic auction gifts! Tickets will be available this fall at www.pres-net.com.


WHAT’S INSIDE

Letter from the principal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Class of 2009 names . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Administrative awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Alumnae awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Academic awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 College decisions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Parting thoughts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 2008-2009: A year in review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Fashion Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Golf Tournament . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Graduation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 In memoriam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Presentation Magazine | Summer 2009 Graduation Edition Board of Trustees Manuel Alba Mari Alba Lou Basile Katie Burke Ron Cali Sr. Patricia Anne Cloherty, PBVM Fred Crary Rick DiNapoli Neil Fanoe Barbara Gentzkow Ernie Giachetti Gary Giannini

Carolyn Campbell ’80 Graven Butch Hamann David LaVelle Shari Levitt Celeste Martin Melehan Lon Normandin Linda Okenquist Marc Parkinson Marc Poirier Garrett Rajkovich Sr. Kathleen Sickly, PBVM Donna Teresi Lissa Whelan

Associates John DiPalermo Bob Longinetti David Pinn Ron Piziali Sr. Claude Power, PBVM Jim Vaudagna Ex-Officio member Vanessa Zecher ’80 Legal counsel to the school

Editorial Board Deila Caballero ’01 Kristin Cooke ’90 Schneider Donna Delaney Sharon Drake Julie Edson Gloria Hernandez Susan Ferrari ’86 Mikacich Mary Miller ’72 Amy Pizarro

This magazine is published three times a year for parents, alumnae and friends of Presentation High School. For address changes or questions, contact Amy Pizarro at (408) 264-1664, ext. 2420, or e-mail apizarro@pres-net.com. Presentation High School | 2281 Plummer Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125 | (408) 264-1664 | www.pres-net.com


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Congratulations Graduates of the Class of 2009 Sruti Aiyaswamy Alyssa Ann Amaya Paige Nicole Aquilina Serena Alyssa Aragones Roya Brittney Bahrami Lauren Gayle Bajtos Kayla Jacklyn Barekat Amber Andrea Barrera Rachel Marie Becerra Alyssa Marie Bermudes Catherine Josée Bisson Melanie Sophie Bournival H. Jacqueline Brehmer Shelby Lauren Brehmer Michelle Bretschneider Julie Ann Brown Erika Apostol Bruno Dieu Thy N. Bui Christine Marie Campbell Chelsea Christine Canha Laura Rose Cardona Danielle Corin Cartier Rachele Lauren Caserza Katrina-Gabriele F. Castellanes Maria Alyce Ceruzzi Dorothy J. Chorlton Katherine Mae Chu Brittney Michelle Clark Samantha Brandy Clark Nicole Sara Collins Brianna Lauren Colonna Erin Christine Wilson Cooper Lindsay Marie Cougill Arielle Ashlee Crews Megan Ann Cronan Abigail Marie Crowley Victoria Marie Crummey Vanessa Ann D’Amico Megan Pearla Dalton Whitney Lauren Daniels Erin Elizabeth Day Ashley Marie De Mello Gabrielle Antonia de Silva Jessica Marie DeLuna Claire Danielle DePalmo Lauren Elizabeth DeWitt Alexandra Grace Diaz Meredith Maureen Diddens Laura Katerina Dion Jennifer Dianne DiVittorio

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Catherine Anne Lilia Dominion Brenna Louise Donnelly Marielle Dia Donnelly Lauren Elizabeth Doss Katherine Margaret Douthit Tara Kathleen Dugan Megan Ha Duong Katherine Joy Dwyer Nichelle Lindsey Ellis Caitlin Elizabeth Emmons Molly Rachel Fensterwald Gianna Marie Fernandez Elise Alexandra Fisher Allyson Lynn Flournoy Kristen Whittier Foote Melissa Nicole Forrette Christine Nadine Fortes Hayley Nicole Foster Meghan Elizabeth Fowler Devin Elizabeth Fuller Tanya Margarita Galindo Marissa Garcia Semhar Tesfu Gebrat Rachel Renee Giacalone Jaclyn Dianne Goodwin Alicia Joy Graziani Michelle Ann Hair Kathryn Magdalena Hargadon Sarah Elizabeth Harper Kate Haua Heffernan Madeleine Marie Heil Alejandra Elinora Hernandez Danielle Lee Hernandez Nicole Marie Hernandez Samantha Nicole Hewitt Erika Marie Hofer Julie Huong-Uyen Huynh Melissa Kay Iaconis Ashley Nicole Isaac Ann Purayampallil Jackson Fargol Javaheri Jahan Pamela Jiménez Cárdenas Stephanie Ann Kaul Veronica Elaine Kays Samantha Jeanne Keller Annemieke Corine Kerstens Erin Leigh Kettmann Mandy Barrett Korpusik Amanda Marie Krall Jennafer Ashley Lane

Amanda Rose Lanoie Kelly Anne Larson Christina Marie Lehr Lee Grace En Lin Shannon Marsha Liong Anissa Shin-Yu Liu Kayla Elizabeth Long Samantha Wei Ma Gianna Alexandra Maderis Danielle Darlene Marchell Candace Elizabeth Martinez Karina Cheyenne Martinez Victoria Jade Martino Katherine Rose Matasci Taryn Alise McArthur Kaitlin Nicole McCahan Shannon Elizabeth McCarthy Katherine Patricia McGrath Meghan Michelle McGrew Lauren McHugh Tara Ann McIver Danielle Elizabeth Medeiros Molly Yvonne Medeiros Kathryn Elizabeth Meister Alyssa Rose Micciche Jennifer Lauren Miller Danielle Rebecca Mitts Celina Mary Mogan Jessica Elizabeth Molina Rachel Shane Morgan Jordan Alycia Murphy-Mahoney Tracey Elizabeth Myint Ali Nicole Nash Jordan Alyssa Nelson Joyce Emily Nguyen Tam Dan Nguyen Lauren Marie Nigh Katharine Leff Parissenti Bristin Anné Parks Sanjna Suneil Parulekar Marisa Ane Giuseppina Paturzo Antoinette Olivia Pereira Janelle Elizabeth Pfaff Cynthia Thuy-Huong Pham Rebekah Anne Rachel Phillips Lauren Fortune Pinheiro Gina Lisa Pizzo Amanda M. Poulsen Leslie Vanessa Quintanilla Julie N. Ratajczak

Caitlin Michelle Remmel Jennifer Reynolds Danielle Marlise Ricci Rachel Leticia Robledo Nicole Margaret Rottjakob Vanessa Camille Royle Nataly Ruiz Sarah Elizabeth Saldivar Kathryn Braden Samuels Priscilla Santos Caitlyn Joelle Sarle Jenna Marie Saso Kelsey Marie Schroeder Lauren Michelle Scott Sarah Elizabeth Sendig Emily Shu Marie Rose Simoni Erin Elizabeth Simpson Surina Bharti Singhal Chelsea Elise Picardal Sioxson Carli Margaret Skardoutos Rugeen Rose Soliemannjad Sarah Catherine Stambaugh Adrianna Nichole Stanley Julianna Rose Stefanik Cassandra Elizabeth Stern Lauren Taylor Strom-Berg Alexandra Catherine Stuck Alexandra Elizabeth Stukan Samantha Mariam Taj-Eldin Madeline M. Takaki Patricia Taylor-Perryman Andrea Mary Tobias Taylor Duray Tumah Courtney Vaccarello Alyssa Renee Vargas Richael Jean Volheim Catherine Khanh-An Vu Christine Tran Vu Ariel Leigh Walker Natalee C. Wheeler Katherine Anne Wilson Kayla Amanda-Nalani Wilson Michelle Ryann Santos Woo Ramina Natalie Yadegar Helen Hisako Yamato Theresa Anna Zambataro Mikell Jordanna Zanotto

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CLASS OF 2009 | SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS Valedictorian: Adrianna Stanley Adrianna Stanley is well-qualified for this honor. Academically, she is ranked in the top of her class with a GPA of well over 4.0. She will continue this level of excellence academically this fall at Harvard. An excerpt of her valedictory address:

“Presentation has given us some absolutely amazing opportunities to expand our horizons, whether it was going to France, Carnegie Hall, the Galapagos Islands, or even Disneyland. Our avid participation in sports, theater, peer ministry, and community involvement weaves the fabric that is Presentation. These are experiences that have changed our lives. “In essence, we all have been to France, we all have kicked the soccer ball, and we all have been on stage, because inevitably when we come back to our home at Pres, we share our experiences with our peers around us. We relish everyone’s successes, all for one and one for all.”

Nano Nagle Award: Nicole Collins and Megan Dalton The Nano Nagle Award, named for the foundress of the Sisters of the Presentation, is bestowed upon the senior who exemplifies the very best in a Presentation graduate: She is intellectually competent, dedicated to serving others, committed to her own personal growth and a woman of faith. The administrative team selects the recipient of this award based on seniors’ accomplishments, personal contact and observation. It is no secret that the Class of 2009 is comprised of many remarkable young women, which made the decision so difficult

it could not be narrowed to one. This year’s Nano Nagle Award winners are Nicole Collins and Megan Dalton. While they are unique individuals with distinctive qualities and talents, they are also amazingly similar. Both are high academic achievers with above a 4.0 in very challenging curriculum. They are involved – their collective activities including athletics, SEAS, Peer Ministry, journalism, Amnesty International, Community Involvement and student council. They are motivated by a sense of service, and they serve because their faith calls them to do so. They have embraced their church and its teachings not out of piety, but because it represents what they have come to value: justice, compassion, and the inherent dignity of all people. Some say that true leadership is leaving the place better than you found it; by that definition, the leadership of Nicole and Megan is unquestionable, for Presentation is a better school because they have walked these halls.

Carmel Vaudagna Memorial Scholarship: Shannon McCarthy The Carmel Vaudagna Memorial Scholarship is given to a student who truly lives the motto “Not words but deeds” and does so humbly. This scholarship was established in 1978 by Carmel’s friends and family in memory of her and the love she gave to others during her life. While her daughters were at Presentation, Carmel was an involved and active parent, and here and with other organizations close to her heart, she was a woman who contributed beyond the minimum 4

and asked for nothing in return. Shannon McCarthy exudes similar warmth and possesses a genuine concern and care for those around her. As a volunteer at the Good Samaritan Hospital gift shop, she has devoted her Sunday afternoons to greeting others and performing whatever tasks are needed. Shannon has also been on planning committees for the Junior Ring Ceremony, the Halloween Costume Drive, Parish Day, Mother-Daughter Tea, the School of Americas trip, the Africa trip, Evening of Awareness and Rural Plunge. This year she made headlines with the Platinum Project she carried out with Vanessa Royle, collecting over 450 pairs of shoes for the Soles4Souls organization. “Her deep faith and commitment to justice is inspirational,” said Community Involvement coordinator Liz Russo. “She helps create life in every community she encounters.” Presentation High School Magazine


CLASS OF 2009 | SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS Christina Asbury Memorial Scholarship: Pamela Jimenez-Cárdenas The Christina Asbury Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a senior who plans to pursue higher education and shares traits Christina possessed: enthusiasm, passion about Presentation and a positive outlook. Christina was a member of the Class of 2006 who died of cancer her senior year. Though she endured many challenges, she remained fully engaged in Presentation. It was Christina’s idea to start this scholarship award.

Pamela Jimenez-Cárdenas touched many facets of Presentation, participating in athletics, service, and academic and extracurricular clubs. She, too, has faced challenges. Pamela came to the United States at age 9, to a brand new world away from lots of family and friends. But no matter what, Pamela kept a smile and worked hard. She achieved a 4.309 GPA with a demanding course load, and she still found time for service, particularly with the Homework Club at Our Lady of Grace School. Simply and quietly, she has served as a wonderful role model and mentor to these girls. Pamela will attend Harvard University.

Alyssa Messier Memorial Scholarship: Alejandra Hernandez Alyssa Messier was a dynamic presence at Presentation, despite coping with epilepsy until her death in 2000. She played softball, was an active member of the school community and was well-liked by peers. Her enthusiasm made it difficult to remember her private burden. This scholarship, established by Alyssa’s family, is awarded to a senior who possesses many of Alyssa’s best qualities.

Alejandra Hernandez does not face physical challenges like Alyssa, but the two have much in common. Alejandra is a true optimist who dedicated herself to the softball program. She brings enthusiasm and a positive attitude to all endeavors, in the classroom and on the field. “She has been a positive force on the team, always encouraging and supporting her teammates when they were doing well,” said varsity coach Kevin Newman. “But more important, she is even more supportive and encouraging when they are struggling or having a bad game.”

Lindsay Parkinson Memorial Scholarship: Taryn McArthur Lindsay Parkinson graduated from Presentation in 2000 and was finishing up her first year of college when she lost her life in a fatal car accident. To honor her memory, Lindsay’s aunt and uncle, Jim and Ellie Hull, established a scholarship that is presented to a senior who exemplifies Lindsay’s commitment to intellectual growth, personal faith, and family ties.

Throughout her years at Presentation, Taryn McArthur immersed herself in the athletics program as a member of the swim, track and soccer teams. Her work ethic is strong – she always worked hard in class, and no matter what the challenge was, she always had a positive, upbeat attitude. After a challenging academic transition to high school, Taryn found her academic stride in her junior and senior year. Her academic and career goals are to pursue a job in a health field, and there’s no doubt she has the drive and determination to achieve this.

Sr. Thecla Memorial Scholarship: Erika Hofer This scholarship was established in memory of Sr. Thecla Cronin, a Presentation sister for nearly 75 years who taught at Presentation for 23 years. The award is given to a senior who wishes to pursue a career in education and exhibits the characteristics of Sr. Thecla, who is remembered for her love and genuine concern for others.

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Erika Hofer has served others in a many ways, including participation in the Science Club and the Presentation Ambassadors Club, but her heart is in Peer Ministry. Erika helped nurture other students at retreats and participated in service projects that exemplify her concern for others. She spoke at one retreat about how she decided to volunteer with Catholic Charities. Though she was nervous about working with handicapped adults, she learned that “uncomfortable situations can turn into great experiences.”

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CLASS OF 2009 | SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS Barbara Comey Memorial Scholarship: Caty Sarle Barbara Comey had a zest and exuberance for life that extended throughout the school, from which she graduated in 2006. She had a love of community service, expansive interests in music, and a passion for swimming and water polo. Barbara wanted to take a year off between high school and college, so she traveled to Paris where she served as an au pair and studied French. There she lost her life in a tragic accident. This is a new scholarship that will honor a senior who was a

member of Presentation’s water polo or swim team and who may have plans to journey down the road less traveled after graduation. Caty Sarle has been a tremendous asset to the swim team during her time at Presentation. She could often be found flip-flopping her way onto the pool deck with her big Bohemian bag, not afraid to be different. She swam on her own during the offseason, which helped her climb up the rankings and finish her Presentation swimming career as a varsity member with the fastest practice. She will take a year off between high school and college, heading to Spain to work on an organic farm. As Caty explores the world, we salute her for embracing the spirit of Barbara’s individuality.

Alison E. Smith Memorial Scholarship: Jessica Molina In June 1995, Presentation High School suffered a great loss with the death of Alison Smith. Alison was a student who faced personal challenges in her life, including a battle with cancer, but she met those challenges with dignity and grace. Alison’s family and friends established this scholarship to honor a senior who plans to pursue higher education and has persisted through some kind of hardship. Jessica Molina has many of the same

qualities Alison possessed: determination, courage, and a positive attitude. She has faced many personal challenges which could have easily derailed her dreams. The oldest of three children, she has taken on tremendous responsibilities at home. She has seen it as her duty to set a positive example for her siblings and to help her grandmother as much as possible. These challenges have molded her into who she is today: a determined person who is driven to make the impossible possible. She is the first person in her family to graduate high school, and she will be the first to attend college when she arrives at the University of Michigan this fall. She plans to pursue a career in medicine out of her desire to give back to the community and make her family proud.

The Pavan Award: Joyce Nguyen This scholarship was created by the Subramanian family as a way to honor the talent, dedication, and compassion shown by the health care team that cared for their infant son, Pavan, who died in 2006 after being born with a heart defect. The award goes to a senior pursuing a career in health care. Joyce Nguyen has long been interested in the field of medicine, and last summer she worked at the Children’s Hospital of Oakland’s Healthy Eating Active Living clinic, researching 6

childhood obesity and the link with cardiovascular diseases. Joyce is a caring young woman who seeks to help others in need. She tutored students at Our Lady of Grace School and taught math, art, and swimming during the summer. Joyce has a gift for reaching out to underrepresented members of her community, and she uses her bilingualism to help the Vietnamese secure adequate medical care. She served as an interpreter at the Pacific Free Clinic, which aids people in East San Jose who have low income, no insurance or low English proficiency, and she worked with the Hepatitis B Free Project Screening and Vaccination program. Joyce also helped raise funds for disaster victims in Asia through the Asian American Women’s Alliance. This fall Joyce will begin the eight-year medical program at Brown University. Presentation High School Magazine


ALUMNAE AWARDS

The Alumnae Hall of Honor The Alumnae Hall of Honor was established as part of the school’s 40th anniversary celebration in 2002. Every two years, alumnae and members of the Presentation community are honored for their outstanding accomplishments.

Distinguished athlete: Carlene Takaki ’03 A four-year member of the Presentation swim team, Carlene Takaki helped the Panthers take the Central Coast Section title for the first time in 2001. While she scored many points and even won a few league titles as a Panther, it wasn’t until late in her senior year that she was approached by a collegiate program – the coach at Purdue

offered her a walk-on spot. Carlene set freshman school records, made it to the Big Ten Conference finals, swam at the NCAA championships in 2005, 2006 and 2007, and became a collegiate All-American, setting the school record in the 100 and 200 butterfly. She went from being a walk-on to a full athletic scholarship and becoming one of the greatest swimmers in Purdue history. She now passes her earning knowledge to young swimmers as a coach. We honor her for being a powerhouse who shaped her own destiny.

Distinguished Alumnae: Erin Mulcahy ’74 Stein When Erin Mulcahy Stein was a Presentation student, she was intelligent, involved and charming. She served on student government and graduated as valedictorian before going on to receive her law degree. But she always kept in her heart lessons learned at Presentation, especially the pride of being a woman and a leader.

Erin’s leadership and organizational skills have been critical in her role as executive director of the Women’s Conference in California. This is the “largest meeting of women in the country,” an annual event that attracts 14,000 participants and has featured such luminaries as The Dalai Lama, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Sally Ride. Erin is also board president for United Friends for Children, a non-profit helping foster children. We honor this shining example of what “not words but deeds” can do in the real world.

Exemplary Service Award: Katie Burke From Lantern League member to the incoming president of Presentation’s Board of Trustees – with plenty of roles in between – the talented Katie Burke has immersed herself into the Presentation community. For that, we honor her with our Exemplary Service Award. From the time her daughter started here in 2001, Katie

has been supportive and active on campus. This year as chair of the Mission Advancement Committee, Katie worked to keep Presentation’s feeder schools informed about how graduates are flourishing here. Two years ago, she compiled feedback about our admissions process, which helped the Admissions Department develop its long-range plan. Katie even attends high school information evenings, helping promote Presentation to the broader community. Although not technically a “Pres Girl,” Katie’s enthusiasm and dedication to our school show that she is indeed blue and gold at heart.

Young Alumnae: Katie Drake ’00 Each year, the Los Angeles nonprofit Big Sunday hosts a day of service, setting more than 50,000 volunteers to work on projects in Southern California – making it the largest volunteer event in the United States. But Katie Drake’s commitment to this organization goes well beyond one day a year. Katie linked up with

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Big Sunday when she helped her company, Parsons Corporation, get more involved in the community. Now she also captains a renovation project managing hundreds of volunteers; is an in-kind donation coordinator on the Big Sunday steering committee; and serves as a consultant to construction and landscaping leaders during the event. “Katie Drake is a dynamo,” said Sherry Marks, Associate Director of Big Sunday. “With seemingly boundless energy and insight, Katie has grown to be one of Big Sunday’s most valuable assets.”

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CLASS OF 2009 | ACADEMIC AWARDS t the end of each school year, Presentation High School salutes students who have excelled in our academic departments. Award-winners are selected by each department based on different criteria. Here is a list of academic department’s honorees, students recognized for outstanding excellence in each subject matter.

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY Outstanding Computer Technology Student

Samantha Taj-Eldin is both creative and tech-savvy, having taken every computer technology elective offered at Presentation, including Computer Graphics, Animation and 3-D modeling, Programming, Web Design, Digital Video Production, and Desktop Publishing, while earning a 4.0 GPA in these courses.

Outstanding Film and Media Student

Hayley Foster was instrumental in the development of the film and media program. She created commercials for clubs and events, worked on the Panther Report and excelled in her own digital video projects.

MODERN LANGUAGE Outstanding French Students Kristen Foote has an attention to detail and understanding of the French culture that is nothing short of impressive, and her innate ability to speak, write and understand the French language made her a true Francophile. Samantha Ma demonstrated that language and culture were interconnected and, whether writing or speaking, she used an extensive vocabulary and a variety of sentences structures to clearly express herself.

Outstanding Spanish Student Megan Dalton clearly communicated her thoughts and discussed a variety of issues in Spanish. She expressed her ideas in a way that has a positive effect on the reader or listener, especially when discussing topics of social justice.

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RELIGION

Outstanding Social Studies Students

Outstanding Religion Students

Nicole Collins showed a passion for Social Studies and was wholeheartedly engaged in the learning process and excelled in every discipline of the social sciences. Mandy Korpusik enjoys learning so much that she can’t pick a favorite Social Studies discipline and was the consummate student, earning a 4.0 GPA in eight semesters of Social Studies coursework.

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Megan Dalton is not only faithfilled and willing to share her views in class, but she lives her faith on a daily basis. She lives gospel values and works for social justice in our world. Adrianna Stanley performed outstanding work in the field of theology.  She has shown herself to be committed not only to the field of study but also to applying her faith to the service of others.

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CLASS OF 2009 | ACADEMIC AWARDS ENGLISH Outstanding English Student Grace Lin learned argumentation skills in debate that gave her a solid talent for analyzing literature. She was an enthusiastic participant in classroom discussions as well as a gifted writer. Jennifer Reynolds aced all the Advanced Placement/ Honors English courses and took three additional English courses during her junior and senior years.

Outstanding Writer Award Nicole Collins was noted for her insightful and sophisticated research papers and is a student who adores books and writing. Megan Dalton spent much time outside the classroom writing poetry and created dazzling and touching journals.

Samantha Keller showed her natural writing ability while never taking her gift for granted and produced papers that exemplified her depth of thoughts and creative expression. Christina Lee’s prose was a model of clarity and displayed critical insight and acerbic wit.

Phenomenal Journalist Award Danielle Marchell has a passion for journalism that extended beyond her sports editor position on The Voice and into her own blog and outside interviews with several members of the Sharks hockey team.

Fearless Leader in Journalism Award Nicole Collins served as the editor-in-chief for the Voice this year and showed her ability to rally her fellow student journalists to perform at their best and create the best edition possible each month.

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MATH

Outstanding Science Students

Outstanding Math Students

The following students earned straight A’s in at least four years of science, including three or more years of honors courses:

The following students received this award for earning an A+ in every math course, every semester, through AP Calculus BC:

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CLASS OF 2009 | ACADEMIC AWARDS

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Excellence in Visual Arts Curriculum Danielle Cartier has already created a signature style for herself, and her work always reflects her fun personality. Spontaneity, enthusiasm, and raw talent will carry her far in the art world. Sarah Sendig is an excellent drawer. Not only is she a successful, creative two-dimensional artist with a great sense for blending colors and creating good compositions, but she excels in three-dimensional art.

Excellence in Performing Arts Curriculum Devin Fuller has been an exceptional student in Dance I, Dance III, Piano/keyboarding and Ceramics I/ II. She truly experienced every side of the Visual and Performing Arts Department, and she appeared in several musicals. Amanda Lanoie is a wonderfully talented dancer who took Dance I, II and III, and performed with the dance team during her junior and senior years. She also appeared in Musical Snip-ITS. Kelly Larson was a conscientious, motivated member of the Jazz Choir for four years.  She is an advocate for her peers and possesses the innate ability for singing jazz-pop standards.

Editorial Leadership in Yearbook Award Ali Nash, the editor of this year’s yearbook, took the Graphic Publications class for three years and brought her enthusiasm, leadership skills, creativity, writing ability to the class.

This is a great opportunity to meet your daughter’s teachers and learn about her classes! Representatives of key programs and departments on campus will also be available, including Counseling, Campus Ministry, the Math and Science Academy and Athletics. New families can also register for ParentConnect if they have not already done so.  Don’t miss this informative evening!

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Do you want to make an impact with your charitable dollars? Consider joining the Lantern League, a women’s philanthropic giving circle with more than 100 members. By pooling our resources over the past three years, we have given away $332,000 to local non-profits that provide educational services for women and girls. Some of our recipients are: Girls for a Change, Learning and Loving Educational Center, Rosemary Family Learning Center, Our Lady of Grace Nativity School, Sacred Heart Community Service, CEO Women, Safehouse and Presentation High School. Our membership is $1,000 annually – less than $3 per day! – and new this year is our Junior Membership, which costs just $500 per year and is open to women 25 years and younger. The opportunity for young women to learn about philanthropy and the benefits of giving back at a young age will reinforce the values of the Lantern League and giving circles across the nation. Please visit our web page at www.lantern-league.org to learn more.

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McGill University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New York University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Franklin Olin College of Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pacific Lutheran University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Regis University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Seattle University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University of Portland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Washington and Lee University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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California State University Cal Poly Pomona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cal Poly San Luis Obispo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chico State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Humboldt State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fresno State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fullerton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Long Beach State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Private in-state Loyola Marymount University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Notre Dame de Namur University . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pepperdine University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . St. Mary’s College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Santa Clara University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Private out-of-state Baylor University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Boston University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brigham Young University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brown University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . College of St. Benedict . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cornell University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Creighton University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Harvard College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hofstra University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other out-of-state Institutions Arizona State University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Montana State University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Northern Arizona University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University of Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University of Idaho . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University of Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Art/professional schools Academy of Art University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising-Los Angeles . 1

Gap year/travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Two-year institutions Butte . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . De Anza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Flathead Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gavilan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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“It’s important to take care of each other as sisters even

we are all very different.”

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– Sarah Harper

“It was a big time of self-discovery. I feel like I’ve changed a lot as a person since eighth grade. I manage and enjoy my time better. I’m more social. I’ve gotten to know people who bring out the best in me.” – Kayla Barekat

“Sisterhood – I have a ton of friends that I hope to keep for the rest of my life.” – Mikell Zanotto “I consider more circumstances to others’ situations and less of the stereotypes that society presents.

I take into consideration the different reasons a person may be in a difficult situation, and give

“If I apply myself, I can achieve anything. I had so many opportunities to challenge myself.” – Melanie Bournival

“What did you learn at Presentation High School?” Parting thoughts from the Class of 2009

them the benefit of the doubt.” – Thy Bui

“You are in charge of yourself and everything

you do is a reflection of your principles and values. You make your own future.” – Danielle Cartier

“It’s OK to be wrong. Before Pres, I wouldn’t participate in class or do things because I didn’t want to be wrong. I’ve learned that often there is not a right or wrong in situations.” – Arielle Crews Graduation Edition 2009

“I’ve learned that God is reflected in each person.” – Taylor Tumah

“You don’t need to be like everyone else. It’s nice if you’re part of a group where you all share similar beliefs, but you don’t need that.You can do your own thing.” – Jordan Murphy-Mahoney

“Faith – we need it. It is not

outdated. It’s a personal choice.” – Nicole Collins “You have to conduct yourself in an

manner to be taken seriously.”

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– Meghan McGrew

“You have to do the work to get the payoff.” – Allie Diaz 13


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August Presentation Peer Ministers couldn’t wait to help our new freshmen feel at home! The school year kicked off with a two-day orientation that included fun icebreakers, games and a tour. The Class of 2012 was also introduced to our Catholic tradition with a prayer service. The following week, the entire student body and the Presentation faculty and staff gathered for our opening liturgy in the gym. This year’s liturgical theme, “God has no hands but ours,” permeated our sacramental celebrations, prayer life, and academic and co-curricular activities, helping the Presentation community put faith into action.

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September September was bustling at Presentation, starting with Mag Drive frenzy. The junior class won the two-week magazine-sales fundraiser, followed by seniors and freshmen, who tied for second. Sophomores brought up the rear in third place. The combined efforts helped school sales reach a whopping $231,613! Also in September, students spent a morning celebrating the special relationships with the women in their lives, especially mothers. And Presentation’s brand-new Leadership Academy kicked off its efforts to give students the tools they need to thrive as leaders.

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October

Community Involvement organized a Black and White Ball that raised a ton of dough (plus 3,250 cans of food!) for Sacred Heart Community Service. CI also collected 200 Halloween costumes for needy children – more than double the costumes donated in 2007! A daylong swima-thon raised money for the Claire Buchser Memorial Scholarship and cancer research. This year’s Junior Ring Ceremony theme, “A Ring of Friendship,” was driven home by the juniors making friendship bracelets to exchange with one another. And capping off the month was a spirited costume contest on Halloween.

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November Drive season began with a flourish, with a three-week food drive filling hallways with $65,000 in canned goods, baby formula and diapers (plus a record 718 frozen turkeys!) benefitting Sacred Heart Community Service. Also in November, students, faculty, staff and the Sisters of the Presentation celebrated the Feast of the Presentation, which was followed by the famed “Faculty Follies.” Open House opened our doors to the community, and our main-stage musical “Into the Woods” told what happens when Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and a host of other fairytale characters met in the woods.

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December

The generosity of the Presentation community continued, with the Toy Drive raking in thousands of toys – including 168 bicycles – and the Penny Drive raising more than $10,000 for Sacred Heart Community Service. Even with the sagging economy, Presentation continued its astounding efforts, as the Penny Drive totals were $2,000 higher than the year before. The ASB Winter Dance went with a fun 80s theme this year, and Presentation’s dance teams wowed audiences at the Dance Cabaret.

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Food Drive 1/9/20 09 Penny Drive 1/30/20 9 Toy Drive 12/7/200

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January Lighting up the stage was Presentation’s fabulous theater booster club, TADA! Its hit performance of “Babes in Hollywood: The Music of Garland and Rooney” raised more than $12,000 for the Performing Arts Department at Presentation. The International Cultures Club also put on a festive show, with Culture Shock bringing under one roof music, dance and cuisine from all over the globe. Career Day allowed students to explore everything from electrical engineering to social work, and a Leadership Academy Workshop provided some of the skills they’d need to realize those dreams.

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February

The screams were deafening at Panther Pandemonium, where the seniors cruised to first place in spirit week’s kick-off rally. But it wasn’t long before the juniors retaliated, winning the hall-decorating contest with their clever and creative Harry Potter themed décor. The Talent Show featured a variety of dancers, singers and musicians, as well as performances by the Performance Dance Team and “Spontaneous Combustion,” Presentation’s improv team. Finally, the Robotics Team successfully designed, built, tested and shipped its robot for this year’s FIRST high school challenge, known as “Lunacy.” Graduation Edition 2009

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March

Two months of work by 50 student performers paid off with the hilarious main-stage spring play “On the Razzle.� This rollicking comedy made heads spin with its quick, clever wordplay and mistaken identities. And speaking of the stage, a group of students traveled to Ashland, Ore, for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival! Community Involvement hit the road as well for Rural Plunge, which led students to Tipton, Calif., where they met with migrant farm workers, tutored students and visited local farms. Finally, wacky costumes and a heated dance competition made for a memorable Father-Daughter Dance.

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April

An army of models, hostesses, dancers, choir members, parents and volunteers descended on the Fairmont San Jose to produce Fashion Show 2009, “A Walk on the Styled Side!” Big smiles, high fashion and fine food and drink made for exquisite affairs at afternoon and evening shows. Presentation also chose its 2009-2010 student leaders in an election that had a digital twist: For the first time, candidates’ speeches were filmed and broadcast into each classroom. April ended with ethnic dancing and prayers in different languages as we honored the Blessed Virgin Mary at the May Day celebration.

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Two semesters of practice, practice, practice paid off as the Presentation community was treated to spring performances by the dance and music programs. At the annual awards assembly, dozens of academic awards, scholarships and other honors were given to outstanding seniors, and a jubilant Class Day ceremony helped “graduate� each group of students into the next class. Then, at long last, came the big day: Graduation! Presentation bid a fond farewell to the Class of 2009, a group of young women with busy minds and big hearts who join the proud ranks of our alumnae, sisters for life. Congratulations, graduates!

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Fashion Show 2009

The 43rd annual Presentation High School Fashion Show, “A Walk on the Styled Side,” was held at the Fairmont San Jose on Friday, April 3.  Presentation seniors, faculty, alumnae and local high school boys hit the runway to benefit the Presentation Endowment for Financial Aid. The event raised more than $110,000 for deserving girls to attend Presentation.

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Golf Tournament 2009 Presentation’s  29th Annual Golf Tournament was a huge success this year! Perfect weather and a lovely Cinnabar Hills course combined to make an enjoyable and fun-filled day for our golfers. Due to the hard work and dedication of our committee in securing sponsors, golfers and raffle prizes, we were able to give back to our students $55,600!

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The Nano Nagle Legacy Society The Nano Nagle Legacy Society is comprised of alumnae, parents and friends who have made provisions for Presentation High School in their estate planning. Estate gifts are especially valuable to the donor and the school, providing valuable tax benefits to the donor and much-needed funding for students at PHS. Estate gifts may be designated for a specific purpose, or they can be left unrestricted to be used at the discretion of the school. They can also fund endowments that perpetually provide an income stream to be used for financial aid or program enhancements. There are many ways to make a planned gift: through bequests in wills or trusts, retirement plans, a charitable remainder trust, or a beneficiary designation on a life insurance policy, to name just a few. Why join the Nano Nagle Legacy Society? This is a personal decision, one that declares to your family and friends the values you hold dear. When you include Presentation High School in the final disposition of your estate, you show that you believe in and care about the mission of our school. It is the ultimate gift that will benefit students at Presentation High School for years to come.

Thanks to the following society members: Manuel and Mari Alba Frank and Gayle Boitano Margie Chiechi ’68 Ray and Jane Davilla Patricia Duran Tom and Elizabeth Fedyna Rick and Terry Giorgetti Staff and Peg Grady Andrew and Nena Duran ’82 Lehane John and Shari Levitt Matt and Ellen Medeiros Keith and Lindsay Meyer Marlene Mirrasou ’66

Kathleen Mollerus Estate Gary and Pat Neustadter Delores Niemiller Lon and Peg Normandin Ludwig and Adrienne Renner Stephanie Schiro ’79 Ronco Jonathon and Michelle Sanchez Philip Sanfilippo QTIP Trust Dan and Linda Sisto Mike and Barbara Hefte ’74 Spencer The Estate of Jacqueline Tinney Frank and Alice Dewhirst ’78 Ursano Terry and Roxanne Vane

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Our Story To Lon and Peg Normandin, their high school experiences – Lon at Bellarmine and Peg at Notre Dame in San Jose – had such impact that today their charitable giving is centered on Catholic secondary education. Their daughters, Caren Normandin ’74, Lisa Normandin ’77 McHugh and Diane Normandin ’83 Azevedo, all spent their high school years at Presentation, and today their granddaughters continue the Normandin legacy within these halls. For Lon and Peg, family is where values are formed and priorities are established. But they believe it is during high school years that so much personal growth takes place, where character is developed and pride in who you are will be formed. Presentation offered their daughters a safe environment to grow, to experience, to fail, and to excel, not just in academics but in the intangibles that form the whole faith-filled person: compassion, empathy, citizenship, spirituality and service. “My daughters grew up to be accomplished, good women, and I attribute so much of their success to the foundation that was laid at Pres. I see my granddaughters today who are following in their mothers’ footsteps and thriving,” Lon said. “Positive role modeling is so important, and Presentation has an abundance of that from the administration to their incredible faculty and staff. The faculty works very hard to insure that every student, not just the A or B students, are successful.” The Normandins were the first family to join the Nano Nagle Legacy Society by remembering Presentation High School in their estate planning. “It is my belief,” Lon said, “that if you put girls in the Presentation environment, they will be successful no matter what their background has been. Peg and I want to ensure that financial assistance will always be available to those students who do not have the means to attend the school. Remembering Presentation in our estate planning ensures that the values Peg and I hold dear will continue into perpetuity, long after we are gone.” Presentation is most grateful to Lon and Peg for their ongoing support of the education we provide. Their legacy of support truly embodies the spirit of our motto, “Not words but deeds.” 33

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Then know God with a soul serene and the dark and the storm are gone God stills the wind, God stills the waves God says to your soul, “Go on“ - Baird T. Spalding Alfred A. Alves Grandfather of Julie Alves ’01 Ashley Bay Sister of Megan Bay ’03 Dorothy Caputo Mother of Kate Caputo ’86 William Chittenden Father of Kellie Chittenden ’96 and Karen Chittenden ’99 Kenneth Howell IV Brother of Brianne Howell ’12

James McHugh Father-in-law of Lisa Normandin ’77 McHugh, grandfather of Megan ’04 McHugh and Lauren ’09 McHugh Marion Nicora Great-grandmother of Meghan Piano ’00 Betty Parks Grandmother of Bristin Parks ’09 Rose Ravizza Grandmother of Katherine Ravizza ’99 and Anne Ravizza ’02

Marcy Ditto Figone ’67

Sophia Savalas Grandmother of Demi Pace ’12

Gladys “Polly” Gause Grandmother of Kristin Gause ’04 and Kelley Gause ’07

Cornelis Smit Grandfather of Elisabeth Caris ’12

Juan Hernandez Father of Vanessa Hernandez ’97

Beth Thiercof Sister of Christine Thiercof ’97 (deceased) and Diane Theircof ’01

Bonnie Jadus Mother of Karin Jadus ’87 Hickey

Sal Villari Grandfather of Desiree Ensell ’06

Edwin Kohn Grandfather of Amber Kofman ’06, Rebecca Kofman ’08 and Holly Kofman ’11

Hope Walsh Grandmother of Rachel Loverro ’10

Carl Maschino Father of Kari Maschino ’90

J. Luis Zabala Grandfather of Kellie Spano ’08

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In Memoriam

“When you come to the Red Sea place in your life In spite of all you can do There is no way back, there is no way round There is no way, but through

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“We don’t accomplish anything

in this world alone... and

whatever happens is the result of the

whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates

something.”

– Sandra Day O’Connor

Presentation Fashion Show Friday, March 19, 2010

| The Fairmont San Jose

Together we weave the fabric of Presentation.  Please join us in creating “One Common Thread,” the Presentation Fashion Show 2010 benefiting Student Financial Aid. 

We need your thread – your color, texture and spin! Together we can produce what none of us can singly do.  Please contact Susan Gentile at Susan_Gentile@yahoo.com to volunteer. www.presentationfashionshow.com


Presentation M a g a z i n e for alumnae, parents & friends of Presentation High School

Change Service Requested

Presentation class reunions in 2009 save the date! Class of 2004 – 5 years Saturday, Aug. 22

Class of 1984 – 25 years Saturday, Sept. 26

Class of 1999 – 10 years Saturday, Aug. 22

Class of 1974 – 35 years Saturday, Oct. 10

Class of 1994 – 15 years Saturday, Sept. 26

Class of 1969– 40 years Saturday, Sept. 12

Class of 1989 – 20 years Saturday, Oct. 17 Attention, Pres graduates from 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005!

Remember When?

Do you want to help plan your upcoming reunion in 2010? If so, contact Alumnae Director Kristin Cooke ’90 Schneider at kschneider@pres-net.com or call (408) 264-1664, ext. 2426

Want to know the easiest way to support Presentation?

Go shopping with eScrip! 1. Visit www.escrip.com and register your ATM or credit card. Use the Presentation ID no. 3815357 2. Click “At the Online Mall” 3. Shop at your favorite stores, and a donation will automatically be made to Presentation! Thanks to your loyal support, in 2008 eScrip helped Presentation earn $31,700 for our students. Your participation makes a difference! For information or questions, e-mail Linda Antonopoulos at lanton@sbcglobal.net


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