Senior Spotlight: Elia Duran


Elia Duran

Senior year! You made it through the first three years, and you’re now staring at the end of your high school career. So what’s next? Well, for one Weston Ranch High School senior, the possibilities and opportunities are numerous, but the closing out of your high school travels can be a bit sad.

The Prowl is proud to focus and highlight one senior ready to tackle life’s challenges after high school. Elia Duran seems to have a good plan and knows where she wants to go.

1.What is your full name?   

Elia Estefani Duran    

2. When I was young, I use to imagine myself as…   


3. What is an accomplishment that makes you proud?   

I am proud of how much I’ve improved these past two school years academically compared to my sophomore year. 

4. What extra-curricular activities have you been involved in? (list # of years)   

I only have participated in cheerleading during my four years of high school. 

5. What are your plans after high school? 

My plan after high school is to complete my first two years at a community college and then hopefully transfer to my dream school. After getting my degree, I plan on going to law school and becoming a criminal justice lawyer.   

6. Where do you see yourself in ten years?   

I hope to be a successful criminal justice lawyer.

7. What is a favorite childhood memory?   

My favorite childhood memory would have to be my 7th birthday with my cousins and scaring my younger cousins by telling them that my dolls were haunted. 

8. What is a favorite high school memory?   

My favorite high school memory would have to be going to a basketball game in Consumnes High and how amazing the atmosphere felt and how the game turned out.  

9. What will you miss the most after you graduate from WRHS?   

I will miss being able to see people I grew with every day and being able to have one on ones with some of my favorite teachers  

10. What class have you enjoyed the most at WRHS? Why?   

Ms. Kouet’s geometry class because of the new people I was able to meet and how great the course was. I loved the way Ms. Kouet would teach the class  

11. Whom do you admire and why? (it doesn’t have to be a WRHS person…can be anybody)   

I admire my mom because of the hard work she has put in to be able to provide for two children and how she’s still able to progress through life the older she gets   

12. If you had the opportunity to travel anywhere, where would you go? Why?   

I would go to South Africa because I love the scenery and culture and I love lions.   

13. If you could have one wish, what would it be?   

To be able to provide for my family and be financially successful.   

14. What three words best describe you? How would you like to be remembered as you leave WRHS?   

Courageous, outgoing, and respectful. I want to be remembered as someone respectful and communicative.   

15. What are three things you must do in your lifetime?   

  • Become a lawyer   
  • Travel through Europe  
  • Buy a million-dollar home   

The Prowl thanks Elia for her dedication, effort, and time while she was on her campus.