CATHEDRAL CITY (CNS) – Two streets will be ceremonially renamed today
to recognize the academic excellence of two graduating students from Cathedral
City High School and Mount San Jacinto High School.
Christopher Vega of Mount San Jacinto High School and Sofia Gonzalez
of Cathedral City High School will have a street adjacent to their respective
school named after them for the entirety of a year starting Thursday.
Christopher has had near perfect attendance since attending MSJHS his
junior year, according to a statement from the city. He also participates with
strong leadership attributes and has maintained a 4.0 GPA during his senior
He plans attend College of the Desert and pursue a career as an
emergency medical technician and paramedic.
Christopher’s street will be unveiled at 7:30 a.m. on the corner of
Landau Boulevard and McCullum Way.
Sofia was nominated for the 2022 Golden Lion award — the most
prestigious award a student can receive at CCHS, according to a statement from
the city. She was enrolled in honors, advanced placement and international
baccalaureate courses, achieving a GPA of about 4.7 for her senior year.
She plans to attend California State Fullerton to pursue a degree in
liberal arts and then a career as an elementary school teacher.
Sophia’s street will be unveiled at 8 a.m. on the corner of Date Palm
Drive and Dave Kelley Road in Cathedral City.
The street naming ceremonies recognize graduating high school students
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