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GHS senior wastes no time at school, home
Diana Vela fills life with clubs, college applications
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Diana Vela joins a discussion during an after-school meeting of the HOPE Club at Gainesville High School last month. - photo by NAT GURLEY
When the final bell rings to signal the end of the school day, students burst through the doors of Gainesville High School eager to leave campus. But GHS senior Diana Vela makes her way across campus to a small out building where the officers of HOPE, Hispanic Organization Promoting Education, meet to discuss the club’s activities. Vela, the club’s president, established the club at GHS in her junior year after learning about the organization at a conference.