Our Valley Santa Clarita July/August 2016 - Page 22

DIFFERENCE MAKER McGrath School gets a Surprise Visitor I Setareh with Young Fan Setareh with More Fans 22 n early June, just before the end of the school year, the students at McGrath elementary school in Newhall were treated to a visit by one of the biggest celebrities from Santa Clarita, Setareh Khatibi. When they discovered that Setareh was in town between assignments, Amber Martinez head of the Latino Business Alliance and the excellent staff of educators at the McGrath School jumped through hoops to arrange Setareh’s visit. The students from all grades gathered in the school library where the tall, beautiful and very talented Setareh gave a short presentation about her recent experience on Univision’s, Nuestra Belleza Latina, beauty and talent competition. “I grew up in Newhall and went to the same schools you will attend like Placerita Junior High, Hart High School and College of the Canyons. Like you, I had dreams. What I learned about dreams is that they can come true … if you want them enough and if