Cross and others.
Today we feature four of the Ticktockers.
Caitlin McKenna Kaletsch, the daughter of Walt Kaletsch and Anne
Hennessy of La Canada Flintridge, attends Flintridge Preparatory
School, where she is an Advanced Placement scholar and a member of
the California Scholastic Federation.
She served as president and secretary in Ticktockers. Her favorite
experience was visiting with the residents at Twelve Oaks, who
greatly appreciate the time the girls spend and the chance it gives
them to rekindle their own memories.
Caitlin has been accepted at USC, where she hopes to major in
psychology or business.
Kristen Elizabeth Chester, the daughter of Theodore Allen Chester
Jr. and Karen Elizabeth Bertero of Pasadena, is a senior at
Flintridge Preparatory School, where she has made the dean's list for
the past four years. She was inducted into the Cum Laude Society her
As a Ticktocker, Kristen was co-chairwoman of a beautification
project of Twelve Oaks, and enjoyed working at Griffith Manor holiday
parties. But one of the best things about National Charity League,
she says, is the chance it gave her to bond with her mother.
Kristen's college plans are undecided, but she hopes to study
psychology, Spanish or Latin American studies.
Danielle Lorraine Mellin, the daughter of Sandra Mellin of La
Canada Flintridge, attends La Canada High School, where she played
volleyball and softball, serving as co-captain of the varsity
softball team. She made the All-League and All-Area softball teams
for two years, and has pitched for her travel team for the past four
In National Charity League, Danielle served as corresponding
secretary and was a Mission Bell recipient. Her favorite Ticktocker
activity has been the party that follows Presents.
In college, Danielle plans to major in liberal arts and hopes to
continue her softball career.
Taryn Nicole Schultz, the daughter of Steven and Colleen Schultz
of La Canada Flintridge, is a student at La Canada High School, where
she is the student body president. She has been a member of the
Bridge Peer Counseling program, in which she helps students deal with
high school issues. She is a member of both the National Honor
Society and the California Scholarship Federation.
In National Charity League, Taryn has served as class president
and vice president. She especially enjoyed working over the holidays
at the Griffith Manor Childrens Center.
Taryn has been accepted to universities and is anticipating good
news from USC. She hopes to pursue a career in public relations.
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph