OUHSD Staff and Alumni amongst Latino Leadership Awardees

El Concilio Family Services presents 25th Annual Latino Leadership Awards Two university professors, a college and career counselor, an attorney, a coordinator of a college-readiness program, a gifted high school student, a successful high school and a police sergeant will be recognized when El Concilio Family Services presents its 25th annual Latino Leadership Awards at [...]

Hueneme’s NJROTC Commander Alexander Cruz award $200K Scholarship

Alexand Cruz is smiling.In the last three years Hueneme High School Naval Junior Reserve Officers Corps (NJROTC) students have been awarded more than half a million dollars in college scholarships.  A direct reflection of the Hueneme NJROTC program’s core values of “Honor Courage Commitment”, including the values of citizenship, Service to the United States, and Personal Responsibility Congratulation [...]

High school students step into CO’s boots for a day

Students step into CO's boots.

It wasn’t like she didn’t see it, the improvised explosive device in the field, with its trip wires and trigger showing. It was the other one she didn’t see, the one she set off by remote when she turned away from the first one and crossed into the path of a beam emanating from a […]

Hueneme senior wins $180K NROTC scholarship

Vanessa Prado is on the training.

When she found out she’d been awarded a four-year, $180,000 Navy ROTC scholarship, Vanessa Prado of Port Hueneme felt like she’d won the lottery. Her stepfather, Peter Kim, said the scholarship is better than winning the lottery. “This is the first step in the rest of her life, and because of it she’s going to […]

HHS Student Awarded $180,000 NROTC Scholarship

Vanessa Prado.

Congratulations to senior Vanessa Prado. This multi-talented student was awarded a four-year $180,000 scholarship which includes a $250 per month stipend to attend college. Vanessa is a member of the HHS NJROTC Program and is the current Commanding Officer. Vanessa is also a member of the Hueneme Girls’ Water Polo Team and President of the […]