Sonora, CA — Sonora High graduate and Columbia College sophomore Alisha Cruz has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for the “Outstanding Young Californian” award.
YES Partnership Director Shana Monaco says that Cruz has always “walked the talk” in leading an alcohol and drug free lifestyle. She´s a person who has easily assumed a leadership role in many activities.
Monaco adds that Cruz is totally dedicated to improving the lifestyle of teens in the community. She has literally become a role model in Tuolumne County because of her walk.
Finally Monaco states that she expects Cruz to simply amaze those who know her in the years to come because of her personality, determination and spirit.
The Cruz family will attend the awards banquet at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles April 5.
Written by Bill Johnson