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    Alyea Brown
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Alyea Brown was an outstanding student who played girls basketball and was a Black Student Union (BSU), StuGo, and Bring Change to Mind Club member. Alyea volunteered regularly with teachers in classroom set up and take down and at BSU elementary events. She earned the 4.0 Award, a varsity letter and several scholarship opportunities like the ASU Provosts Scholarship, ASU Grant, UMass Boston Gift Aid, UMass Merit, UMass Federal Work Study, MU Diversity Award, and MU Grant. Alyea plans to attend a university this fall and major in Kinesiology with hopes of becoming a physical therapist. Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Ty Robinson
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Ty Robinson is an outstanding student, an incredible young man, and a stellar football player who became a captain during his senior season. Ty earned the Eddie Basha Award, an honor conferred annually to recognize athletes who conduct themselves with high integrity and character. He was also in wrestling, track & field and the Bowling Club. Ty accepted a preferred walk-on opportunity (PWO) to play football and study finance at Northern Arizona University, where he received the Dean's Scholarship. Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Demarques Johnston
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Riley Mayes
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Riley Mayes played soccer and was a Science is Fun, Girls XSTEM, and National Honor Society member while being academically driven and taking rigorous courses. Riley gave back to the community through Hugs for the Holidays and campus clubs. She was received the 4.0 Award all four years and was named an AP Scholar with Distinction and a National Merit Finalist. Riley earned the National Merit Scholarship from the University of Arizona, the Solara Ladies Club Scholarship, and the Dean's Exemplary Award Scholarship. She plans to attend the Honors College at the University of Arizona and study engineering. Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Isabel Madrid
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Isabel Madrid was an outstanding student, athlete and person. She ran in both cross country and track & field while being a member of student government, National Honors Society, Sociedad Honoraria Hispanca, Science is Fun and Turning Point USA. Isabel gave back to the community through volunteering at ICAN in Chandler with over 100 hours of community service. She was awarded the Superintendent's Outstanding Citizenship Award, the Eddie Basha Award, Arizona #1 All-Academic Team, AP Scholar with Distinction, National Spanish Exam Honorable Mention, and the Seal of Biliteracy. Isabel earned many scholarship opportunities, and she plans to attend Vanderbilt University this fall. Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Max Wullenweber
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Jazmin Brown
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Jazmin Brown played soccer and track & field. She earned Region Defensive Player of the Year, All-CUSD Girls Player of the Year, and Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Jazmin served as a member of National Honor Society (NHS), Science is Fun, Hispanic Culture and Badminton Club. Jazmin performed community service through NHS and brought awareness to dyslexia as part of her Basha Gives Back Project. Jazmin will attend Kansas State University where she earned athletic and academic scholarships, with plans to major in biochemistry toward becoming an ophthalmologist. Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Ryan Stepien
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Michelle Banor
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Jaydn Ocampo
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Jaydn Ocampo played tennis and badminton while participating in student government (student body vice president), Spanish Honors Society (president), National Honor Society, Student Athletes of Leadership, and AP Capstone Scholars Program. As part of her Basha Gives Back project, she created the Al and Laurie Ocampo Scholarship where she raised over $6,000 for seven teachers to pay off student debt. Her project received national attention on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Channel 12 twice, ABC 15, Uplifting Arizona, and international talk show La Voz De La Mañana. Jaydn earned the Flinn Semifinilist Scholarship and the Narducci Family Scholarship, and she plans to attend Barrett, The Honors College at ASU to study political science with hopes of becoming a congresswoman. Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Ryan Wheaton
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Ryan Wheaton participated in football and wrestling and was a member of the National Honors Society. Ryan served as captain during his senior season and was awarded the Eddie Basha Award, annually awarded to athletes who conduct themselves with high integrity and character. As part of his Basha Gives Back Project, Ryan collected and donated supplies to Phoenix Veterans Home and was recognized by the office of Governor Ducey for his generous contribution. Ryan earned the Honors Scholarship and plans to attend Mesa Community College for two years before transferring to Arizona State University to study business. Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Kaylee Bargar
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Kaylee Bargar participated in volleyball and badminton as well as being a member of student government, National Honor Society and Link Crew. As part of her Basha Gives Back Project, she started a community garden at an assisted care facility as well as doing other community service such as Smiles for Christmas/Hugs for Holidays and Rev'd up for Autism. Kaylee was awarded the Benevolence Award as well as the 4.0 Award and earned multiple scholarship opportunities. She plans to use the Lumberjack Scholarship to attend Northern Arizona University before going on a church service mission. Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Sydney Zimolzak
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Bradley Breisch
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Bradley Breisch participated in golf and soccer and was a member of National Honor Society and Ski Club. Bradley used his Basha Gives Back Project as a platform to inform the community about autism and how to interact with people with autism. He also gave back to the community through Hugs for Holiday as well as tutoring students to help better their academics. Bradley was an outstanding student earning the 4.0 Scholar Award all four years. He plans to attend Barrett, The Honors College at ASU on the ASU New American Scholarship and study computer sciences. Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Meghana Tripuraneni
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Meghana Tripuraneni worked as an early learner instructor at a tutoring center, a volunteer at four organizations and a member of eight extra curriculars including Girls XSTEM, Science is Fun, and LEO Club. As part of her Basha Gives Back Project, she promoted awareness about holistic healthcare for hospitalized children and raised $3,000 towards UofA's Infectious Diseases Research and Training Fund. Meghana was a HOSA (formerly Health Occupations Students of America) Nutrition 2nd & 3rd place finisher in 2021 and 2022, a National Spanish 2 Examination Silver winner, and a National Spanish 3 Examination Bronze winner. She earned the Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish. Meghana earned three scholarships including the National Merit Scholarship. She hopes to become a pediatric oncologist and attend medical school, so she will attend the University of Arizona Honors College to major in physiology and medical sciences and minor in psychology. Basha High Senior Spotlights
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    Michael McKelvy

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    Aria Hewett

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    Janet Hartkopf

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    Basha FCCLA
    Congratulations to Basha High FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) Early Childhood student State Competition award recipients:
    • SILVER: Savannah Bluhm, Paige Noland, Kalia Cole
    • BRONZE: Hannah Roberts
    • $1,000 FCCLA Senior Scholarship: Paige Noland
    • Successful completion of the FCCLA National Program - Power of One: Jared Alexander, Sara Alexander, Laila Carrillo, Emily Metheny, Madalyn Moore, Paige Noland, and Annabelle Sanborn
    • GOLD Chapter Achievement Award and 2nd Place State Service Project - Lead4Change: FCCLA Basha Chapter
    • Finally, one amazing student from Basha FCCLA Early Childhood was elected to serve on the 2022-2023 Arizona FCCLA Executive State Council. Congratulations to Kalia Cole - FCCLA State President! This is a Career and Technical Student Leadership Organization with over 3,000 members across the state. What an honor!
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      Basha FCCLA
      Congratulations to Basha High FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) Early Childhood students on their achievements at the FCCLA State Competition. Seven students qualified as national contenders, placing first or second in the state in their competitive event, earning GOLD medals and moving on to FCCLA Nationals in San Diego, CA this summer:
      • Jared Alexander
      • Sara Alexander
      • Laila Carrillo
      • Carissa Cruz
      • Metheny
      • Madalyn Moore
      • Annabelle Sanborn (who also earned a perfect score)

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        Jennifer Keyes

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        Winter Guard Regionals

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        Gabriella Garcia
        Mile Split Article: Gabriella Garcia throws 163-1, U.S. No. 1, at Arizona Open
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        Michelle Good

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        National Merit Scholarship Finalists
        NATIONAL MERIT FINALISTS:  Congratulations to the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists from Basha High: Calvin Covington, Keegan Grau, Riley Mayes, Meghana Tripuranei, and Alyssa Yee. The National Merit Scholarship Program has approximately 1.5 million applicants identified through the PSAT test. The top 50,000 or 4% of students are recognized as Commended and Semi-Finalists. In early February, only 15,000 or the top 1% of students advance to the Finalist stage.
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        Jadyn Ocampo Scholarship
        Photo Album: Jadyn Ocampo Scholarship Recipients
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        Equity in STEAM
        Photo Album: Cyber Security Academy Awarded STEAM in Equity Grant
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        Katie Nall
        Congratulations to Basha High teacher Katie Nall who earned National Board Re-Certification in December. Achieving National Board Certification is a rigorous process, and was designed to develop, retain, and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide. It is the most respected professional certification available in K-12 education. National Board for Professional Teaching Standards website: Mission and History
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        Anokh Ambadipudi
        Flinn Foundation website: Flinn Finalists one step away from Flinn Scholarship
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        Basha Theatre Company

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        Gabbie Garcia

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        Folds of Honor Event

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        Veterans Day Parade
        PHOTO ALBUM: Veterans Day Parade
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        Lead4Change Certified School
        For the fourth year in a row, Basha High (FCCLA Early Childhood) was recognized as a Lead4Change Certified School. Lead4Change is a student leadership program that gives students opportunities to learn outside the classroom by connecting with their community and putting their leadership skills into action through project management, decision-making and teamwork while competing in the Lead4Change Challenge. Basha High was one of only 23 schools across the nation recognized as a consecutive award winner.
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        Tunnel to Towers Foundation

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        Gabriella Garcia
        VIDEO: Jade Kwinn and Gabriella Garcia 4th and 5th Place Girls Javelin Championship - The Outdoor Nationals, Presented by Nike 2021
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        Patriot Day Commemoration
        Commemorating Patriot Day at Basha High - September 2021 Photo Album
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        Basha High FCCLA at Nationals
        Basha High Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students, under the direction of teacher Melanie Alexander, won several gold medals and silver medals at the FCCLA Nationals, Nashville, TN. Sara Alexander won a GOLD medal in Competitive Event - Leadership; Jared Alexander and Ella Kattelman won GOLD medals in Competitive Event - Entrepreneurship; Jasmine Diaz and Evangeline Anderson won GOLD medals in Competitive Event - Focus on Children; Kalia Cole, Lily Jensen, and Savannah Bluhm won SILVER medals in Competitive Event - Chapter Service Project Portfolio; Kayla Lydy won a SILVER medal in Competitive Event - Teach and Train.
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        Amy Athena Lu
        San Tan Sun News: Basha student translates Chandler author's book
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        Salt River Stories
        Over the past year, U.S. History students in Dean Schiche's Basha High classroom (as well as students in Darla Tate's Chandler High and Brianna Willits' Hamilton High classrooms) took part in the Student Historians' Project. Students learned local history through primary sources and how Chandler history mirrored national and global narratives. Working in partnership with Arizona State University and the Chandler Museum, students publish their research into these stories in the digital archive, SaltRiverStories.org. Check out one sample story here.
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        Justin La Zare and Zander Miller
        CompTIA A+ website
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        The National Cyber Scholarship Competition for High School Students website
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        Aubrey Breen
        SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Aubrey Breen has been a vital part of the school community through her involvement with Science is Fun, Girl STEMpowerment (Director of Biology Curriculum and Workshop Leader), LINK Crew, and National Honor Society. She is president of the BHS Orchestra Council and has been the principal cellist in Symphonic Orchestra all four years. Additionally, she is 1st cellist and Co-founder of Willow String Quartet; Cellist, Social Media Chair and Social Events Coordinator for Gilbert Town Fiddlers; and was awarded Honorable Mention in the Arizona Cello Society Competition 2020. Aubrey will be attending The University of Notre Dame, majoring in mechanical engineering and cello performance. She is recognized as a Hispanic National Scholar, Commended Scholar, and an AP Scholar with Distinction. Basha High Senior Highlights
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        Winter Ashley
        SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Winter Ashley was an active member in ITS (International Thespian Society), SIC (Sudden Impact Comedy), National Honor Society, Academic Decathlon, GSA, and was instrumental in launching CUSD's Diversity and Equity program. Winter was involved with the Arizona Coalition Girl Up and Teen Advisor to Girl Up Headquarters in Washington, D.C. She has been highlighted in the Smithsonian Institute for her part in women's activism, and presented at the United Nations Global Engagement Summit panel. Winter was named a Questbridge National Search Scholar and will be attending Washington and Lee University with a full 4-year scholarship. She intends to study neuroscience and law. Basha High Senior Highlights
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        Madelynn Mortenson
        SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Madelynn Mortenson has taken many AP, Honors, and Dual Enrollment courses has a 4.28-weighted GPA. She received the Student of the Quarter award in her Biology class her sophomore year and the 4.0 award from 2017-2020. Madelynn has been actively involved in community service, completing 45 hours of volunteer work through the National Honor Society. Throughout the winter of 2019, she served a total of twenty hours volunteering at Feed My Starving Children. Madelynn's long-term goal is to be a psychiatrist. She wants to major in Psychology and then go to medical school to pursue a degree in Psychiatry at either the University of Alabama or the University of Arizona. Basha High Senior Highlights
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        Olivia Breen
        SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Olivia Breen has served in many capacities: Girl STEMpowerment (Director of Physics), Science is Fun (Senior Representative), NHS, Symphonic Orchestra (holding positions as Concertmaster, Section Leader, Council Treasurer, and Council VPGirl). She has been honored as part of the Southwest Regional Orchestra, Arizona All-state Orchestra, and was among a select group of students who made All Regional and All State all four years of high school. Olivia is also co-founder and 1st violinist of Willow String Quartet and Social Media Chair/Winter Summit Chair for the Gilbert Town Fiddlers. This summer, she has been selected to attend and perform at Madeline Island Chamber Music Festival and Hilton Head Chamber Music Institute. Olivia is a National Merit Finalist, Hispanic National Scholar, and an AP Scholar with Distinction. She is deciding between attending Vanderbilt University for violin performance or The University of Colorado majoring in violin performance and aerospace engineering. Basha High Senior Highlights
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Last Modified on August 21, 2017