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Congratulations to Maya Rugama!

Congratulations to Maya Rugama who won the Gold Medal Award at the State Solo competition! Maya won the top honors from CMEA (California Music Education Association) for her playing. She performed a piccolo solo at Sacramento State and the adjudicators scored her at the top of all piccolo players in the state of California.

2016 National Merit Scholarship Program

Congratulations to the following junior students who have qualified to participate in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program in the fall:  Fayyaz Ahamed, Gregory Angel, Philip Canoza, Andrei Caprau, Beatrice Choi, Sarah Chung, Eva Gleizer, Jacqueleine Ngo, Steven Pham, and David Wu.

Marin Bako

Congratulations to Marin Bako! Marin is on a Destination Imagination team with six students from Clark Intermediate School in Clovis. On March 28 her team won first place in the California State Tournament! As state champions, their team has been invited to compete at the Global Finals tournament in Tennessee May 19-23. Good Luck!

Congrats! Audrey Kachadourian

Congratulations to Audrey Kachadourian who was selected as Fresno’s Outstanding Teen 2015! Audrey will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Audrey is trained in classical ballet and contemporary dance and her platform is “celebrating cultural diversity".

Congratulations Academic Decathlon Team!

For the 9th straight year, University High School won the small school state championship and finished 11th overall out of 66 schools. Three UHS competitors won a total of 8 medals: Fayyaz Ahamed (two silver medals in Music and Science, and two bronze medals in Art and Social Science) Philip Canoza (bronze medal in Science) and Karthik Ramesh (two bronze medals in Social Science and Speech, and one gold medal in Interview with a perfect score of 1,000). The rest of the team consisting of Sean Chan, Andrew Pham, Ric Rodriguez, Mikey Perales, Michael Seley and Chris Wilson were instrumental in UHS's strong finish.

California All-State Honor

Congratulations to Dillion Xiong, Madelene Raneses, Sonali Chandra and Emily Estep in participating in the California All-State Honor.

National Merit Scholarship

Congratulations to Richard Boone who was selected as a National Merit Scholarship Corporation Finalist. Students earn this distinction through stellar scores on the PSAT/NMSQT in their junior year, and by completion of an in depth application. Great job Richard!

Congratulations Ric Rodriguez!

UHS Ric Rodriguez won the USHA (United States Handball Association) Junior National Championship in Handball, in the 17 yrs. and younger category, held in Tucson AZ on December 30th, 2014.

Congratulations Adam Clark

The Big Fresno Fair 4.0! He is the lucky recipient of a $3,000 scholarship from the Big Fresno Fair 4.0 Night for 2014.

The Junior Achievement/PG&E

The Junior Achievement/PG&E Social Innovation Camp is an annual event in which area high school students learn about social entrepreneurship - creating a business that solves a social need. Students collaborate and develop a business plan and present the concept to a panel of judges. This year, 11 University High School students participated on teams in competition and UHS students were on each of the teams that won 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes!

Baton Twirler

Emily Dooms, 17, of Visalia, knows where she'll be at halftime Saturday when the UCLA Bruins play the University of Utah Utes at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

Six central San Joaquin Valley high school students are among the approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Congratulations Keegan Bamford

The Fresno Arts Council announces the 2014 winners of the Horizon Awards.

The Annual Horizon Awards are given to recognize individuals, organization and businesses that have made significant contributions toward the enrichment of life in the Fresno community through excellence in the arts.  Since 1984 The Arts Council selects winners from an extensive list of nominees, those artists and patrons of the arts who by their works and deeds have gone above and beyond the norm in their commitment to the arts are selected.

This year's winners are:

Richard Martinez 20-2

Congratulations to Richard Martinez for compiling a 20-2 senior season record.  Richard recorded 14 pins, 1 technical fall and 4 major decisions, and was named Outstanding Wrestler at the California Classic Tournament.  Richard will travel to Iowa in April to compete in the USA Wrestling Folkstyle National Championships to complete his high school wrestling career.  Great job Richard, way to represent UHS on the national level.

Macye Pau

Outstanding Youth Volunteer of the Year Award at the Hands Across the Valley Luncheon and received the Girl Scout Gold Award and Presidential Volunteer Service Gold Award.