Teen Volunteers in Action SD-3 host Senior Send-Off event


Teen Volunteers in Action (TVIA) SD-3 celebrated 25 graduating seniors at the Rancho Santa Fe Performing Arts Center during its Senior Send-Off ceremony on May 22.

The first graduating class of 2016 were honored at the ceremony. President Helen Nordan thanked Kristi Becker, founding president for her dedication and service. The young men were just starting 9th grade and she reflected back on different stages of their life and how time has flown by. Elizabeth Reed, succeeded Kristi Becker as president and was recognized for her time and commitment as a past president and volunteering on the Leadership Council. Helen Nordan congratulated the seniors for their accomplishments and their commitment to giving back to their community and how they made a difference in the world and the lives of people.

A video montage of photos was produced by the junior class capturing images from the past four years, followed by moving and entertaining speeches given by the senior class of 2016. The teens spoke individually and candidly about their experiences in TVIA and thanked their parents for their guidance, and all the parent volunteers for their help.

The teens represent schools throughout San Diego; Torrey Pines High School, Cathedral Catholic High School, Bishop’s School, Saints, Del Norte and Canyon Crest Academy. Visit