11 Transfer Students Join the La Salle Community

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11 Transfer Students Join the La Salle Community

Eleven transfer students are walking the hallways of La Salle this school year.

Eleven transfer students are walking the hallways of La Salle this school year.

Reilly Smith

Eleven transfer students are walking the hallways of La Salle this school year.

Reilly Smith

Reilly Smith

Eleven transfer students are walking the hallways of La Salle this school year.

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La Salle has welcomed 11 new transfer students this year into the sophomore and junior classes. These students have come from many different states including Washington, Florida, and Hawaii. The Falconer had the privilege of getting to know these students while interviewing them, and we are happy to give them a warm welcome into our community!

Sophomores

Lynn Barnes transferred from Banks High School this school year. She is excited to be a part of the dance team at La Salle, and also plans on joining the Oregon High School Equestrian Team. “I’m looking forward to being in a better school and a much better environment… everybody’s really nice, and they’re willing to help you out [here],” she said.

Dylan Fleser is a transfer from Clackamas High School. He is excited to join the tennis team and run track this spring. Dylan likes the environment and smaller classes at La Salle.“[I’m excited to] meet new people and get to know my teachers,” he said.

Lexi Huwiler transferred from Bishop Snyder High School in Jacksonville, FL. She has recently joined the cross country team and plans to continue during her time at La Salle. “My favorite highlight is probably [participating] in sports practices,” she said. “Cross country is really fun.”

Brennan Kelly is a transfer from Clackamas High School. She is on the JV soccer team, and she travels regularly on a competitive lacrosse team. “[La Salle] has been super welcoming and really supportive,” she said. “It’s great.”

Devin Poling has transferred from Clackamas High School. He runs cross country and plans on joining the baseball program in the spring. “My favorite part about La Salle is that everyone can join together and have fun, [but] no one gets left out,” he said.

Gracelyn Rael is a transfer from Clackamas High School. She likes to skateboard and play tennis. She also enjoys creating animated characters, collages, and paintings in her art class. “Ms. Cha is amazing, and she has already taught me a lot of stuff,” she said.

 

Juniors

Tsion Begashaw is a transfer from Clackamas High School. She is currently involved in choir and enjoys having Mr. Wild as her teacher. “My favorite class is choir because I can just be myself and express myself with singing,” she said. “Everyone [is] friendly and it’s like family in there.” Tsion also enjoys drawing realistic images in her free time.

Will Curran is a transfer from Clackamas High School. He currently plays football, and is excited to join the baseball program in the spring. His favorite class at La Salle is Anatomy and Physiology. “I’m looking forward to the football games and meeting new people this year… La Salle is beast,” he said.

Ryan Rosumny transferred from Union High School in Camas, WA. He is on the football team, but eventually he would like to join the basketball and track team as well. “I just wanted a change to my surroundings to better set up myself in the future,” he said.

Keano Seria is a transfer from Portland Christian High School who originally lived in Oahu, HI for fifteen years until he moved to Oregon two years ago. He really enjoys being a part of the varsity soccer team, and the friendships he has created through the program. “It’s pretty amazing,” he said.

Emmet Thompson is a transfer from Central Catholic. He is thrilled to be a part of the baseball and football programs at La Salle. “It’s been a pretty easy transition [between schools],” he said. “I knew a lot of kids here and it’s not too hard to find my way through the school.”