Girls scholar-athlete: Taylor Loskot, Mission Viejo
Loskot, a three-year starter, was a key member for the Diablos basketball team this year, averaging 10.4 points, 8.3 rebounds and 4.9 blocks per game for the Diablos. Her performance in the classroom was even more impressive. She’s enrolled in AP Calculus, IB Biology, Humanities, English 4 and History of the Americas. She is also the president of the NEGU (Never Ever Give Up) Club (support for kids battling cancer). She’s also a member of California Scholarship Federation Club, board member for Jessie Rees Foundation (cancer support) and she volunteers at Park Terrace Senior Living Community. She has plans on majoring in biology or pshychology at a four-year university and then medical school. Loskot has also received the Heart of the Diablo award for her community service accomplishments, which include 100-plus hours at Saddleback Hospital.