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El Capitan High grad joins reinvigorated Peace Corps


When people travel abroad for humanitarian missions, it is often in search of adventure or recognition. For Harrison Emery, a graduate of El Capitan High School, the tipping point on the decision to join the Peace Corps was how people reflected on their hardships.
“One of my grandmother’s friends did the Peace Corps in South America,” said…

El Cap wins CCC Athletic Excellence Award

The Central California Conference (CCC) has a total of 23 competitive sports programs that high school boys and girls participate in during the school year. The boy’s programs total 12, and the girl’s total 11. The “Mighty Gaucho” boys and girls finished first, second or third in 17 of the CCC athletic programs this past school year. They…