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Capital Campaign Ambassadors

 
 
 
 
Meet Our Capital Campaign Ambassadors
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Chisom
 

Chisom Agwumezie, class of 2020

 

Favorite HNHS experience: 

Chisom traveled to Kenya in the summer of 2018 with the Powerful Beyond Measure group. There, she had a chance to connect with her ‘little sister’ and now friend and pen pal. She is glad she had the chance to travel to and experience someplace as beautiful as Kenya. 

 

Favorite HNHS tradition: 

Chisom’s favorite tradition is the Halloween Assembly because she loves to see the different creative costumes students make and wear for the day. 

 

What makes HNHS special: 

Chisom believes that HNHS is special because Holy Names teaches their students to love themselves and gain better confidence in themselves. 

 

Student Activities: 

Campus Ministry team, the Bell Tones, Ambassador, Capital Campaign Ambassador, and the Cross-Country and Soccer team 

 

 

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Isabella

Isabella Bartling, class of 2021

 

Favorite HNHS experience: 

During Midsession 2019, Isabella volunteered for a week at St. Mary’s Daycare, spending time playing with the children and helping them learn skills that prepare them for Kindergarten. 

 

Favorite HNHS tradition: 

Isabella’s favorite tradition is Strawberry Day. She loves to hear the history that we celebrate every May 10th, commemorating the day the first six SNJM sisters landed in California to establish Holy Names High School. 

 

What makes HNHS special: 

Isabella says that HNHS is special because of the close knit environment that makes each class feel like family, celebrating the sisterhood that alumnae say they felt here too. 

 

Student Activities: 

Ambassador, Capital Campaign Ambassador, and Peer Mediation leader

 

 

 

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Abby

Abigail Hasselbrink, class of 2020

 

Favorite HNHS experience: 

Abigail’s favorite experiences have been performing with the Visual and Performing Arts department, both as an actress in the plays and musicals and as a singer in the Bell Tones group. She also is proud to be co-leading the Peer Mediation program and has gained a tremendous amount of leadership experience. 

 

Favorite HNHS tradition: 

Abigail loves participating in the HNHS Christmas concert every year. She also enjoys Strawberry Day because students get to enjoy strawberry treats with the SNJM sisters. 

 

What makes HNHS special: 

Abigail believes the people at Holy Names make it special because they are so kind and caring. She has never been to a school where students, faculty, and administration are so friendly and welcoming, and she is grateful to have made some of her best friends at Holy Names. The community has been so supportive to her. 

 

Student Activities: 

Capital Campaign Ambassador Co-Captain, Campus Ministry, Peer Mediation Leader, Ambassador, the Bell Tones, Drama program: fall drama and spring musical, and Board of Directors Student Ambassador for Mission Integration 

 

 

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Kayla

Kayla Jones, class of 2020

 

Favorite HNHS Experience: 

Kayla enjoys the Women in Medicine Club because she gets the opportunity to learn about different paths in the medical field and has shadowed many doctors. This unique program made HNHS her first choice for high school.

 

Favorite HNHS Tradition: 

Kayla’s favorite HNHS tradition is the beautiful Junior Ring Ceremony tradition. She loves that the junior class has the honor of being celebrated as this marks a special transition as juniors officially become upper classwomen. 

 

What makes HNHS special:  

Kayla believes that what makes Holy Names Special is the way the staff encourages their students both in and out of school. She says, “I've had teachers check on me and ask how I'm doing when I was going through a rough time, and they’ve even come to games to support me. I can honestly say the staff is what creates the family environment at Holy Names.”

 

Student Activities: 

Model UN, Black Student Union, co-president of the We Club, varsity basketball, softball, ACHIEVE scholarship program, Girls Inc., and Women in Medicine

 

 

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Daniela

Daniela Rodriguez, class of 2022

 

Favorite HNHS experience: 

Although she has had many phenomenal experiences at Holy Names, Daniela’s favorite experience has been meeting Senator Barbara Lee at the 2018 Fund Her Future event. Barbara Lee has always been an inspiration to her because of her leadership and willingness to take initiative to help others. Daniela had always hoped to meet her, and Holy Names gave Daniela the opportunity to finally experience this dream. 

 

Favorite HNHS tradition: 

Daniela’s favorite tradition is Strawberry Day because she loves strawberry themed treats and seeing the SNJM sisters celebrate with the students. 

 

What makes HNHS special: 

There are many qualities that make HNHS special and Daniela believes that the teachers are so supportive. They have flexible hours and they genuinely care for students’ well-being. Daniela realizes that students and teachers create a bond that students will feel supported in their academics and become more confident. 

 

Student Activities: 

Campus Ministry team, Sophomore Student Council leader, Ambassador, Capital Campaign Ambassador, and ACHIEVE scholarship program

 
 
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Gloria

Gloria Ulloa-Soto, class of 2021

 

Favorite HNHS experience: 

Thanks to the program Powerful Beyond Measure that partnered with Holy Names, Gloria traveled to Kenya in the summer of 2018 with former principal Kendra Carr ’99 and a group of 12 peers.  

 

Favorite HNHS Tradition: 

Gloria’s favorite HNHS tradition is Strawberry Day because it celebrates Holy Names’ rich establishing history serving young women in the community. 

 

Hopes for HNHS: 

Gloria learned even more about the history of Holy Names as a part of its sesquicentennial (150th) celebration. She is excited to be able to share this information with the people she will take on campus tours. 

 

Student Activities: 

Peer Mediation Leader, Ambassador, Capital Campaign Ambassador, Campus Ministry team, We Club, and soccer team 

 

 

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Kendyl

Kendyl Washington, class of 2021

 

Favorite HNHS experience: 

Kendyl has enjoyed playing the piano at Open Houses for prospective students and their families. She feels she has gained confidence and been able to practice her musical skills with an audience. This has been her favorite experience at Holy Names. 

 

Favorite HNHS tradition: 

Kendyl’s favorite tradition is watching all the fall plays and spring musicals. She also gets to participate sometimes as a pianist for the musicals.

 

What makes HNHS special: 

Kendyl believes that the faculty and staff always take time to support their students. They take the time to help students solve problems and succeed in any way possible. 

 

Student Activities: 

Pianist, Ambassador, Capital Campaign Ambassador, Peer Mediator, and Track team

 

 

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Hydeia

Hydeia Wysinger, class of 2021

 

Favorite HNHS experience: 

Hydeia lead the 2018 SNJM Youth Justice Forum at Holy Names University, which earned her a full ride scholarship to Holy Names University. While there, she learned about the social justice issues of immigration, human trafficking, and access to water as well as about the charisms of the SNJM sisters. The experience was especially memorable because she had the opportunity to meet students from all over the country and world from different SNJM schools. 

 

Favorite HNHS tradition: 

Hydeia’s favorite tradition is celebrating the foundress’s birthday, Mother Marie Rose Durocher, on October 6th and the Rose Festival week to honor her. 

 

What makes HNHS special: 

Hydeia says that Holy Names is so special because, “The community and sisterhood at Holy Names are amazing. Everyone, including the staff and students are both inclusive and supportive of one another. Holy Names provides a wide range of opportunities to enrich students’ skills. Finally, Holy Names prepares students to become future leaders and critical thinkers.” 

 

Student Activities: 

Campus Ministry Core Team Leader, Peer Mediation leader, WE club, Ambassador, Capital Campaign Ambassador Co-Captain, Women in Medicine, and Board of Directors Student Ambassador for Mission Integration