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 edelgado@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3440.

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