Daniel Gallo and Madison Schiffman
Madison Schiffman was born and raised in Sonoma, by Buck and Emily Schiffman. Madison has played on the soccer team, been class president, been a leadership student, and participated in clubs throughout her time at Sonoma Valley High School. For her senior project, Madison will be organizing a blood drive. Madison hopes to attend Northern Arizona University to pursue nursing. Her favorite high school memories have been building class floats, attending sports games and prom. Madison’s advice regarding high school is to be outgoing, fearless, and enjoy every moment, because “forever is composed of nows!”
Daniel Gallo was born in San Francisco and raised in Sonoma by Geoff and Susie Gallo. Daniel was been on the wrestling team throughout high school. For his senior project he will be developing an app using Apple’s coding language known as Swift. After high school, Daniel plans to go to a four year college and major in communications with a minor in theater. Daniel’s favorite high school memory was wrestling at NCS his junior year. Daniel’s advice is that, in high school, procrastination produces productivity.
Izzy Albano and Guillermo Hurtado
Isabella Albano was born and raised in Sonoma by Sue and Vince Albano. At SVHS, she has participated in volleyball, First Saturday Club, GSA Club, Seeds of Learning and Leadership. For her senior project, she is filming a community art project. She hopes to attend a four-year university to pursue sports medicine. Her favorite high school memory is participating in as many sporting events as possible, float building and the Powder Puff game. Isabella’s advice is to not hold back. Do all the things you want to do even if you’re the only one doing it. If you don’t step out in front of the crowd, you can’t get ahead.
Guillermo Hurtado was born and raised in Sonoma by Arturo and Ramona. Guillermo has participated in football, basketball and the tennis program. He is also a member of the Den Club this year. For his senior project, Guillermo will be hosting a football camp for all youth players. After high school, he plans to attend Santa Rosa Junior College, then transfer to a four year college to pursue sports medicine. Guillermo’s advice regarding high school is, “Breathe in. Breathe out. Repeat.”
Audrey Castillo and Justin Cox
Audrey Castillo was born in San Mateo to Darcy and Robert Castillo, and raised in Sonoma since age 2. She has been an active member of leadership for four years, played two years as a softball pitcher and is finishing her fourth season on the tennis team. For her senior project, she will be working alongside special education students to promote work experience and social skills. After high school, she hopes to attend SRJC and transfer to University of San Diego to pursue special education and business. Her favorite memory is working on the class float and watching games at Arnold Field. Her high school advice is to get involved, “these are once in a lifetime opportunities!”
Justin Cox was born and raised in Sonoma by Amy and Frank Cox. He participated in basketball, cross country and track during his time at SVHS. For his senior project, Justin will be writing a sports blog covering the NFL and NBA. Justin hopes to attend UC Santa Barbara or San Diego State to pursue journalism. His favorite high school memories are beating Healdsburg at home, his junior basketball game, and cheering on his friends at the football games. Justin’s advice regarding high school is to always be yourself and to not worry about what others think of you.
Homecoming parade up Broadway, 1pm on Friday
SVHS alumni gathering east of Arnold Field, 5-7pm on Friday
Homecoming football game, 7pm on Friday