The Accolade

20 Questions for Top of the 2020 Class: Sunghee Lee will continue her academic studies as a Bruin at UCLA

Senior Sunghee Lee celebrates her high school graduation as one of the 12 valedictorians at the Buena Park High School stadium on May 14. Image posted with permission from Sunghee Lee.

Hannah Jeong

May 21, 2020

In lieu of our senior print issue, The Accolade has decided to conduct a Q and A with each of the 12 valedictorians for online posting. Question #1: What are your plans after high school? Answer: I am going to be a cognitive science major at the University of California, Los Angeles. Question #2: Which extra...

CBS’ ‘Evil’ offers spooks for Halloween

In the pilot episode that premiered Sept. 26, actress Katja Herbers plays forensic psychologist Kristen Bouchard (left), who reacts to a homicide suspect (Darren Pettie) during a jail-room meeting to determine whether he is actually possessed by a demon. Image used with permission from CBS Broadcasting ©2019. Photo by Jeff Neumann

Hannah Jeong

October 21, 2019

Evil takes on a new definition as CBS’s latest horror TV show delves to answer unnerving questions about the roots of corruption. Premiered Sept. 26, “Evil” plays on the thrilling idea of supernatural forces as Kristen Bouchard, (Katja Mira Herbers, “Westworld”) a skeptical psychologist,...

Senior Cece Hamby crowned homecoming queen during halftime of Oct. 4 football game

Last year's homecoming queen, Jessica Barrow (left), passes on her title to senior Cece Hamby during halftime of the Oct. 4 football game between Sunny Hills and Sonora. Hamby was the first to be crowned homecoming queen at the modernized Buena Park High School turf stadium, where Sunny Hills plays its home football games. Photo by Accolade photographer Paul Yasutake

Hannah Jeong

October 6, 2019

Senior Cece Hamby was named homecoming queen during halftime of the Oct. 4 football matchup between Sunny Hills and Sonora -- the first time that the coronation was held at the modernized Buena Park High School turf stadium where the Lancers play their home games. “I felt very grateful and shocked...

Ex-software designer turned teacher works toward expanding coding, gaming pathway

New math and computer science teacher Jeremiah Wai explains a homework assignment on Aug. 16. Photo taken by Accolade photographer Brianna Zafra.

Hannah Jeong

October 2, 2019

It’s never game over for Jeremiah Wai. As the first coding and gaming teacher at Sunny Hills, Wai doesn’t shy away from the challenge of building a new program on a campus. “I've spent most of my teaching career focused on building computer science programs at schools, but Sunny Hills is...

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