Centennial high school

Centennial High School Hosts 12th Annual Compton Walk for a Cure

On October 7, the 12th Annual Compton Walk for a Cure was held at Centennial High School. According to event co-founder Satra Zurita, “The walk was an opportunity for the community to come together to unite and raise awareness about breast cancer.”

Student Athlete of the Week: Andrew Munns

Centennial high school recent graduate Andrew Munns played for the Apaches baseball team during his senior year. Munns played baseball at an early age but spent some time away from competing in the sport. “I’ve been playing since I was eight or nine, then I stopped playing,” Munns said. “Then my coaches … got me to play out here again.” Munn’s father got him into baseball in his youth. However, his father wished he prepared him for another sport after Munns endured a growth spurt that put him over six feet tall. “My dad he said he didn’t know I

SoCal Legends: Jeanette Bolden

Jeanette Bolden is a well-decorated Track and Field athlete and coach. The Olympian and UCLA star helped bring out the talents of the runners, allowing them to reach national and international stages. Bolden is also the third-generation owner of the 27th Street Bakery in Los Angeles.

Centennial’s Edward Macon Grand Slams His Way to College

In school and on the baseball field Centennial High School senior Edward Macon is aiming for the bleachers. Although the college-bound Apaches shortstop and centerfielder has athletic talent, earning a degree in business with a minor in economics is his top priority. So far Edward, who previously attended King Elementary and Willowbrook Middle School, has been offered an academic scholarship to Alabama A&M University and an athletic scholarship to California Miramar University. He has also been accepted to CSUN and has earned over $10,000 in additional scholarships. “I never thought I’d see myself in this position,” he said. “Most kids here