Introducing our Homecoming Royals!

Ellie Hung (12)

What are your thoughts on being nominated for homecoming court?

“Initially, I was thrown off by the nomination because I was not expecting it. Now, I am excited that I get the privilege to be involved in an experience like this.”

What makes you stand out from the rest of the homecoming court?

“Personally, I think it is great that the court is derived from individuals that all come from diverse backgrounds and a variety of programs on and off-campus. While our drives may be similar, our passions all vary. I appreciate that what makes each of us stand out are the things we all value and have passion for.”

What do you look forward to at homecoming?

“I look forward to making this experience special for the last time with all my friends. I hope to cherish these moments for as long as I can.”

What is your favorite genre of music?

“[My favorite genre of music] is pop!”

Savannah Salo (12)

What do you think about this year’s homecoming theme?

“I really like this year’s theme! I think it is really unique. I am looking forward to making memories and having a great time.”

Who are you going to spend this year’s homecoming with?

“I am going to go to homecoming with my close friends. We are all really excited and are looking forward to a fun night together. Since it is our senior year, we all want to make the most of it!”

What is your favorite event at homecoming?

“My favorite event at homecoming is always the photo booth. My friends and I enjoy taking silly pictures and keeping them to remember the festivities.”

What is your favorite high school memory?

“My favorite high school memory is the spirit week leading up to the homecoming game. Everyone has fun competing for class points and participating in spirit days.”

Sophie Friedman (12)

How do you plan on enjoying this year’s homecoming?

“[For] this year’s homecoming, I am planning to go with my friends and dance and have a great time! Afterward, I plan on getting some In-n-Out.”

What does it mean to you to be part of the homecoming court?

“To be on the homecoming court is an amazing opportunity since I know that my teachers are always supporting me. Being nominated by them is a great honor since now I know I left a memorable impression. Also, this allows me to have a court of girls and boys that I truly care about in my senior class.”

What is your opinion on homecoming?

“Homecoming has always been a memorable event for me. Every memory I have created there has been one for the books.”

As a senior, what would be your advice to underclassmen?

“As a senior, my advice to underclassmen would be to be strong and independent. Do not let what other people say about you affect who you are as a person.”

Ethan Lee (12)

How has high school shaped you as a person?

“High school has shaped me as a person through my experiences and memories. Whether I fail or succeed, those experiences made me into who I am today.”

Why should the student body vote for you for homecoming king?

“Honestly, I do not care if you vote for me. For me, it is not about the voting, [homecoming] is about having fun. Having the opportunity to do this is just so amazing and I appreciate just being part of the court. To me, winning is not everything: I just want to have fun, party, chill and relax.”

What are your plans after high school?

“After high school, I want to pursue a career in software engineering or computer engineering. And I plan to do this by attending college—-hopefully, UCLA—fingers crossed.”

What are some of the ways that you destress?

“I destress by hanging around friends and playing video games. While school is stressful, my friends and the memories I make [at school] make it worthwhile.” 

Brian Lin (12)

Throughout your years at Wilson, what is your favorite homecoming theme?

“My favorite homecoming theme was the Las Vegas theme last year.”

Describe homecoming court in one word.

“Without a doubt, fun!”

What do you anticipate about homecoming?

“I am excited to dance with friends.”

What is your favorite class at school?

“My favorite class so far is IB Math Analysis and Interpretation.”

Mikaela Alegre (12)

Upon being nominated for homecoming court, is there anyone you want to thank?

“I have to thank all the teachers who allowed me to be on the court. Special shoutout to Mrs. B and Mr. Craft!”

Any thoughts on this year’s homecoming theme?

“Being a part of the court and ASB, I was part of the team who pioneered the idea for Wilson in Wonderland. So I am really excited about this year’s theme.”

How has ASB prepared for this long-awaited moment?

“ASB has had homecoming 2022 in our minds since homecoming 2021. We are always excited for our next event and how to improve it more for the student body.”

Would you rather lose your wallet or your phone?

“[I would rather] lose my wallet because I can freeze my cards and survive with Apple Pay. I also do not carry cash compared to my overpriced iPhone.”

Bellai Sandoval (12)

What was your first reaction when you found out that you are nominated for homecoming court?

“My first reaction was, “Oh my God, no way! I am so happy!” Of course, I am also grateful to all the teachers who nominated me.”

Why should the student body vote for you?

“I believe the student body should nominate me because I am a very outgoing person who loves to spread positivity. Being a homecoming Queen would make you a representative and as someone who loves to meet new people and make friends. I think this title would suit me well.”

What would you like to say to the ones who nominated you for homecoming court?

“I would like to let them know that they are a big part of the reason I am going to enjoy everything regardless of whether I win or not. Knowing that I was chosen by them to represent the school already means the world to me. So I guess all I can say is, “thank you”.”

How would you describe yourself in three words?

“Confident, bubbly, emotional.”

Max Padilla (12)

Describe your first reaction to being nominated for homecoming court in three words.

“Surprised, excited, grateful.”

Academically, what advice would you give to underclassmen?

“Do not procrastinate on your homework and get to know your teachers.”

Why do you think you are nominated for homecoming court?

“My personality allows me to leave a good impression on teachers. Also, I have been around the school for a while.”

If you can only listen to one song for the rest of your life, which song would you choose?

“We Will Meet Again by Vera Lynn.”

Darren Gittisriboongul (12)

What is the most exciting event at homecoming?

“The most exciting event at homecoming is taking pictures with my friends and the mosh pit.”

What is your reaction to being nominated for homecoming court?

“I was very surprised and nervous that some of the teachers nominated me.”

Now that you are nominated for the homecoming court, is there anything you would like to say to the student body?

“I would like to thank them for giving me this opportunity and working hard to make this year’s homecoming great.”

If you were to move to another country permanently, where would you go and why?

“I would move to Japan because the food is amazing.”

Julian Scholz (12)

How are you going to spend this year’s homecoming?

“I am going to spend this year’s homecoming dancing the night away with my friends.”

What is one thing you want to say to next year’s homecoming court?

“Congratulations, do not be nervous because you will have so much fun rehearsing and making new friends.”

What is your opinion on homecoming?

“I think homecoming is really fun. I went to last year’s homecoming and I had a great time.”

What would you say to the ninth-grade you from four years ago?

“I would say do not worry, you got this. It is a long road but it feels so short once you reach the end. Make the most of it.”


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