2009 Miss LA Galaxy Finalists

Samantha V.

  • Occupation:Student
  • Hobbies:Dancing, swimming
  • Ambition:To be successful in the communications field one day.
  • Special Achievements:
    • National Honor Society
    • California Scholarship Federation
    • Varsity Athlete
    • Class Speaker Finalist
    • Daisy Chain Member
    • AP, ASF Scholar
    • Featured twice in Who's Who among HS students

Nicole A.

  • Occupation:Police Services Specialist
  • Hobbies:Dancing, watching every and any sport, reading, watching movies, spending time with family and friends
  • Ambition:To have a successful career in law enforcement and to continue to focus my efforts on community outreach.
  • Special Achievements:
    • Graduating from CSULB with a degree in Criminal Justice and Minor in Sociology
    • LBPD Administration Bureau Employee of the Quarter
    • Assisted in developing a pilot Neighborhood Watch Program for the LBPD
    • Recipient of the "Eyes of the Community" award, awarded by Councilwoman Rae Gabelich
    • Graduate of LBPD Community Police Academy
    • Long Beach Ice Dogs Ice Girl
    • JCPenny Hispanic Model Search Winner-Los Angeles
    • Marketing award recipient three consecutive months
    • CSULB Cheerleader 99-01
    • Outstanding achievement in the area of service to the school award
    • Student Council Member 95-99
    • Member of the Tarter Ladies 98-99- a prestigious club on campus, only for members who held a 3.5 GPA or higher; the club focused on community service
    • Pep Squad Member- 95-98- USA National Crowdleading Champions

Karina G.

  • Occupation:Student
  • Hobbies:Soccer, snowboarding, reading
  • Ambition:Majoring in communication studies with an emphasis on public relations hoping to make a career out of it.
  • Special Achievements:
    • Dean's Honor Roll
    • Top six percent of the student body for the spring semester 2008 at Cypress College
    • Associates Degree, BA in progress
    • College Soccer: 2006 2nd in State, 3rd in Nation (Cypress College)