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Do you know an awesome teen?

I know it is the sleepy summer time but The Press Democrat still needs ideas for our Teen Face profiles. Do you know a teen doing great things? We don't necessarily need the A+ scholars (although they are welcomed too), just a great kid who is doing something special with [...]

By | June 18th, 2014|0 Comments

Carrillo’s Rencken gets surprise visit from Raider

[imagebrowser id=41] Maria Carrillo High School senior Cami Rencken was surprised Thursday morning with a visit from Oakland Raider Brice Butler. Butler, a seventh round pick who just finished his rookie season in Oakland, was on campus to award Rencken a Bay Area All-Star Scholarship Team scholarship of $3,000. In [...]

By | March 6th, 2014|0 Comments

Know a super teen?

It's my turn again and I'm looking for Teen Face profile nominations. Remember, students need not be perfect - just doing noteworthy things and deserving of some public kudos. An interesting, hardworking student with a story to tell is a great nominee. If you have a great idea for a [...]

By | January 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Know an awesome teen worthy of a profile?

With the start of school on the horizon, the Press Democrat is looking for Teen Face profile nominations. Remember, students need not have earned straight As, been voted class president or named captain of the volleyball team (but if they are that’s OK, too). An interesting, hardworking student with a story [...]

By | August 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Thanks for all of the Teen Face nominations

Thanks to the loads of people who submitted nominations for the upcoming Teen Face profile. I received more nominations this round than I’ve ever had and the students who readers suggested sound terrific. I am keeping it under tight wraps who will be the subject of my upcoming profile but [...]

By | December 12th, 2012|0 Comments

Teen Face: I’m taking suggestions

just a reminder: I’m on tap for an upcoming Teen Face profile. Like I did with the volunteer feature, I’m taking nominations/suggestions/requests for a great student to profile. Students need not be straight A, class presidents or captain of the volleyball team (but if they are that’s OK, too). An [...]

By | December 14th, 2011|3 Comments

More from Teen Face Michelle Stone

A Teen Face story I wrote on Ursuline senior Michelle Stone appeared over the weekend the Press Democrat. Read it here:http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20100418/LIFESTYLE/100419528 One interesting bit that didn’t fit into the story, Stone apparently took up pole vaulting as a sophomore after watching 1990’s low-budget-sci-fi-horror flick featuring Kevin Bacon. In one scene in [...]

By | April 19th, 2010|0 Comments