Jelen Bayoneta and Grace Griswold

Jelen Rose Bayoneta

Senior Jelen Rose Bayoneta will graduate in May with both her high school diploma and Associate of Arts from Western Nevada College. 

Bayoneta has been active in activities while attending Oasis, playing on the volleyball team and participating in archery. When asked what her favorite memory from Oasis is she says, “One of my favorite memories from Oasis was the campus trip during my sophomore year. I really had fun during that time since we were given a chance to visit different colleges and Universities.”

Continuing to look back on her career at Oasis, Bayoneta wants to thank Mrs. Linda Pike for always being there to encourage her to do better in school and all the staff at Oasis Academy for helping her get through her senior year.

What’s her advice for future students? “If they need help or if they are struggling with something, they should not hesitate to ask or get help from the teachers. Also they should keep their goals in mind and believe in themselves.” 

Upon graduating she is looking to either join the Navy as an Information System Technician or attend the University of Nevada, Reno.

Grace Griswold

“The only person in control of your life is you and you determine your own outcome.” is sound advice from Oasis Senior Grace Griswold.

During Griswold’s tenure at Oasis she has participated in Student Council and was part of the first high school class to not have to wear Oasis’ uniform of khakis and an Oasis shirt. Her favorite class was her Sophomore English class. “It was just fun and I got to learn about and read some classic literature, it was super interesting.”

Who would she like to thank for helping her along the way? “Oasis Counselor Mr. Lenon, he has been a really helpful and supportive person during her time at Oasis.

Grace will graduate with both her high school diploma and Associate's degree from Western Nevada College in May. She will then attend the University of Nevada, Reno and major in Biology.