Homecoming Candidates

Alicia Edquist, Advertising Manager/Lab Aide

1. Carlin Osagie-GSAGrade: Major: Nursing G.P.A: 2.13

Why are you running? To let others know that big people can do it and also that I can do it too.

What are your hobbies? I like football and going out with friends.

2. Sendy Galvan-IndependentGrade: Sophomore Major: Teaching G.P.A: 3.2

Why are you running? I always wanted to experience this feeling. I can’t describe what I’m feeling, in words. I guess I could say that the main reason I’m doing this is for fun. I hope to meet new people and make this a great experience.

What are your hobbies? I love spending time with my family and around kids. I love it!

3. Gabby Morada-Pep SquadGrade: Sophomore Major: Pre-Med G.P.A: 3.14

Why are you running? To make the Pep Squad known positively and to just have fun.

What are your hobbies? I like cheerleading and having fun with my friends.

4. Sara Diaz-Scholars Honors Club Grade: Sophomore Major: Nursing G.P.A: 3.2 Why are you running? I want to be more involved in school activities and to show my school pride. I know the experience would be rewarding and I just want to have some fun. Plus, I know I’d be a great representative for the rest of the lovely young ladies at Cerritos. What are your hobbies? I like reading, dancing, swimming, tennis, working out, ice skating and spending time with my family.

5. Kandice Marie Enclade-Men’s Basketball Grade: Freshman Major: Business G.P.A: 3.63

Why are you running? I am running to be in the homecoming court because in high school I was sick and I didn’t meet my deadline for the applications. I was so upset. I ran for winter formal and I lost by three votes. I’m also running so I can meet new people. Plus I love being in the spotlight.

What are your hobbies? I like to shop, dance and hang out with family. Family time is important to me too.

6. Alicia Merriman-IndependentGrade: Sophomore Major: Administration of Justice G.P.A: N/A

Why are you running? I decided to run for court because I thought it would be a wonderful college experience to cherish and share with my future family. Throughout high school, I was very involved with school activities and college should be no different. What are your hobbies? I love to cook, bake and play sports.

7. Kenya Monique Duval-Cerritos Track Club Grade: Senior Major: Child Development G.P.A: 3.0 Why are you running? I am running for homecoming court because I want to make a difference on campus for those people who do not have the guts to try something different. I also never had the opportunity to run for homecoming court in high school, so this means a lot to me to run for homecoming court here at Cerritos College.

What are your hobbies? I like dancing, tennis track, roller skating, ice skating, reading and modeling.

8. Melissa Martinez-Child Development Club Grade: Freshman Major: Child Development G.P.A: N/A Why are you running? I never got to enjoy high school. I became a teen parent at that time and I always wanted to do something like this.

What are your hobbies? I love children and I like to play softball.

9. Tiffany Lang-LDSSA Grade: Freshman Major: Elementary Education G.P.A: N/A Why are you running? I feel it’s important to be involved and to promote positive uplifting events. Homecoming is not only about the court and the football games but about joining together as a school and having fun. You’re only young once so fill your time with positive meaningful memories.

What are your hobbies? I love doing anything outdoors such as rollerbalding, running, swimming, and going to the beach. I love anything “hands-on” working, crafts, etc.

10. Mariana Arias-Salsa ClubGrade: Sophomore Major: Teacher Trac G.P.A: 3.45

Why are you running? I want to be more involved here at Cerritos College and to have as much fun as possible. What are your hobbies? I like soccer, tennis, basketball, swimming, baking, shopping, donating for the Red Cross, going to the beach, hanging out with friends and family.

11. Jilliana Ratzlaff-Forensics Grade: Sophomore Major: English Club Sponsor: Phi Rho Pi G.P.A: 2.0

Why are you running? I am running because I believe I am a strong representative for the Cerritos College student activities association and I strongly believe in getting involved in your education.

What are your hobbies? I like speech, debate, public speaking and teaching.

12. Blanca Panuco-Independent *** Grade: N/AMajor: N/A G.P.A: N/A

Why are you running? N/A

What are your hobbies N/A

13. Megan Powers-Campus Crusade for ChristGrade: Sophomore Major: Liberal Studies with an emphasis in special education G.P.A: 3.25

Why are you running? I am running because it’s another great way to get involved and meet people.

What are your hobbies? I like the theater, shopping, and spending time with my friends.

14. Joanna Ochoa-IndependentGrade: Sophomore Major: Public Relations G.P.A: 2.9

Why are you running? I am running to promote student activities and because I want to get more involved in the activities our school has to offer. It is also a great opportunity to meet new people.

What are your hobbies? I love listening to Techno.

15. Angeline Windmiller-Independent Grade: Sophomore Major: Forensic Science G.P.A: 2.9

Why are you running? I am running because I thought it would be fun and exciting.

What are your hobbies? I like dancing and hanging out with my friends and family.

16. Erica Williams-Independent Grade: N/A Major: Undecided G.P.A: 3.0

Why are you running? Because it is a great opportunity to be involved with the school.

What are your hobbies? I like reading and computers.

17. Ruth Enriquez-Phi Theta Kappa Grade: Sophomore Major: Biology G.P.A: 3.5

Why are you running? I am running just to have fun and to represent Phi Theta Kappa; we’re not just brains!

What are your hobbies? N/A

18. Replika Bhullar-Phi Beta Lambda(Business club) Grade: Sophomore Major: Business Administration/Accounting G.P.A: 3.6 Why are you running? I find it very exciting, I’ll get to know a lot of other students and they will come to know about me. I’ll make many new friends. This is something new for me the business clab and all my friends are here to support me. It will be fun.

What are your hobbies? I like cooking, drawing, embroidery and traveling

19. Aki Otake-International Student Association Grade: Freshman Major: Accounting G.P.A: 4.0 Why are you running? My primary reason was because I was chosen by the ISA Club. Now, that I’ve seen the other candidates as an international student, I believe I can provide more diversity in the ballot. I also want to have fun. What are your hobbies? I like dancing, playing the piano, playing chess, scuba diving and cooking.

20. Maria Ayup-Cosmetology Club Grade: N/A Major: 880-Cosmetology G.P.A: 2.65

Why are you running? I am running for homecoming court because in the past, cosmetology has been under represented. I feel that we are a lar
ge part of the body at Cerritos College and our voice needs to be heard. I’m training in the beauty industry and who better represent Cerritos College on the float?

What are your hobbies? I like music appreciation, art projects and working with children.