Principal takes part in flight with Blue Angels

Calexico High School Principal Gabrielle Williams-Ballesteros flew with the Blue Angels Thursday after being nominated by the school’s Navy Cadet program. PHOTO COURTESY OF GABRIELLE WILLIAMS-BALLESTEROS

Every year as the Blue Angels prepare for the annual Air Show a few locals get the opportunity to fly with one of the pilots in an experience of a lifetime.

Among those that had the unique opportunity to do so this year was Calexico High School Principal Gabrielle Williams-Ballesteros, who was nominated by the Master Chief of the school’s Navy Cadet program to ride with one of the Blue Angels.

Staff Writer Edwin Delgado can be reached at or 760-337-3440.

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