SARA M. AVIEL has been described as a multi-talented brilliant, exceptional student and highly principled citizen. She has won awards for excellence in academics, debate, civic work, music and attitude. Her participation as an attorney on the Hillsdale Mock Trial Team helped them win the county championship in 1995, 1996 and 1997 and to place second in CA last spring. She has been a leader in Junior State of America for three years and a reporter for the school newspaper, writing about such issues as the pace of religion in public schools. Sara, also a musician, plays the piano and has played the viola with El Camino Youth Symphony. She finds a way to bring community service into all of her interests, by spending numerous hours volunteering for the Junior State of America, and spending a month in Costa Rica last summer where she communicated in Spanish while working in the rain forest and in a poor village. Sara has managed to earn a 3.9 grade point average and became a National Merit Semifinalist while tutoring others in math and Spanish. Her academic, musical, and extra-curricular activities demonstrate her superior abilities and enthusiasm. Sara is an inspiring role model for the young women of San Mateo County.