Lincoln Dodd – Class of 2018
Lincoln graduated from SMCHS Class of 2022 where he won the Sacred Heart Award for over 400 hours of community service. He is attending SMU in Dallas, Texas and is majoring in Sports Management with a minor in Finance. He has already completed 2 internships, one with Tony Hawk, and he is a member of the SMU Lacrosse team.
Peyton Ehmke – Class of 2014
Peyton is excelling on the volleyball court and in the classroom. As Peyton’s mom stated, “Peyton always wants students to believe in themselves and their abilities. The recent article is absolutely true, she loves volleyball and she is grateful to the university for providing her the opportunity to be a student athlete.” Articles: An Unexpected Leader & Another Chance to Lead
Hannah Dolan – Class of 2013
Hannah attended Santa Margarita Catholic High School where she was a varsity volleyball player all 4 years. She attended Johnson and Wales University in Providence Rhode Island. She played volleyball all 4 years, winning rookie of the year her freshman year. She majored in Criminal Justice and was on the honor roll her entire college career. She is currently in her second year of law school at Capital University in Columbus Ohio.
Danielle Segovia – Class of 2011
Dani graduated from OLF in 2011. She was president of the student council and participated in all of the OLF sports. Dani went to Santa Margarita Catholic High school. There she played Soccer, ran Cross Country and competed in Track and Field. From Santa Margarita Danielle went to Wofford College in South Carolina where she played D1 Soccer. She graduated from Wofford with a Masters in Business Accounting. From Wofford Dani has been living in Germany and exploring Europe. She will be returning this year and continuing her education working towards an MBA.
Lauren Vissman – Class of 2013
She participated in soccer, volleyball, and basketball. She then attended San Juan Hills High School where she played soccer and was a Varsity sprinter. Lauren set two school records during her time with SJHHS track and field. She graduated as a Valedictorian and went on to major in Biology and minor in Writing at UC Santa Barbara. Her free time was spent working in veterinary clinics and volunteering with shelter animals and wildlife. This led her to pursue a career as a veterinarian and she is currently in her first year of veterinary school in Dublin, Ireland. Lauren plans on becoming a small animal practitioner.
Amber Salas – Class of 2013
Amber Salas graduated from Our Lady of Fatima in 2013, then went on to JSerra Catholic High School. It was at JSerra where she was first introduced to the world of broadcast journalism and found a new passion. “Intro To Sports Broadcasting” was her first elective class during her freshman year where she realized she could combine her love of sports, with a love of storytelling and delivering news on TV. She spent three years being a part of the JSerra “Lion Report” where she would anchor the JSerra news to students nearly every week.
From there, Amber went on to college already passionate and excited about pursuing a career in journalism. Amber graduated from San Diego State University in May 2021 with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Television, Film & New Media. During her time in college, Amber worked as a sports reporter for her school’s media outlet, The Daily Aztec. Amber covered several San Diego State teams such as football, basketball, and men’s & women’s soccer. Her favorite memory was traveling to the 2021 NCAA Tournament in Indianapolis to cover San Diego State’s run.
She also had two internships throughout her college experience. In Spring 2020, she interned with NBC 7 San Diego as a news intern, and she interned with FOX Sports in Spring 2021 as an assignment desk intern. In January 2022, Amber moved to Sioux City, Iowa to begin her reporting career with KTIV News 4. She first started helping out with both news and sports as a reporter, then transitioned to become the Weekend Sports Anchor and sports reporter in August 2022. Some highlight moments so far have been covering the first-ever college baseball game at the iconic Field of Dreams movie site, and traveling to Durham, North Carolina to cover Northwestern College winning the NAIA Football National Championship.
Her favorite part of the job is getting to share the players and coaches stories of who they are outside of being a great athlete or coach. Her advice to anyone interested in pursuing a career in sports is to dream big and never say no to an opportunity!