FVHS College Career Center

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Welcome to the College and Career Center where you'll find everything you need to navigate high school and prepare for your post-secondary goals. Whether that be going straight to the workforce, taking a gap year, or attending a community college, four year university, or trade school we want all students to have a diploma and a plan. Go Barons! 


  • SAT/ACT Fee Waivers 
  • College Visits and Presentations (Sign up in College/Career Corner)
  • One on one college meetings
  • Scholarship Information 
  • Career Resources and help
  •  Letters of Recommendation


Awesome program for young women interested in film! The AT&T Hello Sunshine Filmmaker Lab will bring girls to Los Angeles to learn filmmaking from the pros like Reese Witherspoon! It's free and no experience is required. See Reese talk about the program and apply by June 10 here: fresh-films.com/ATThellosunshine

Digital, digital get down.. Come sign up for Coastline's week long training available for grade 9-12. Get a crash course in photoshop, animation, and video production. Spots are limited! Register at  https://bit.ly/2s37ZkT

Interested in getting involved with politics? Josh Lowenthal is running for State Assembly and looking for student interns to help campaign for the June 5th primary and November 6th General Election. For more information please email [email protected] 

Barons: want to take a FREE community college class this summer at IVC? Summer offerings include Cybersecurity, Programming in Robotics, and Virtual Reality Design. ALL High School students are eligible! Register online at https://bit.ly/2uqb4Pt to secure your spot   

Juniors and Seniors: Want to be a doctor? Boost your college application by taking health care classes at OCC this summer. See Ms. Yu or Mrs. Sanders in the College and Career Center for more information.     

Interested in serving our country? Come learn about the congressional nomination process for the Military, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard Academy at 6:30pm on Wednesday May 30th at the Orange County Water Works Boardroom in FV. RSVP online to [email protected]

Coastline ROP is offering a limited number of summer school classes, one will be a Computer Graphics Class on Fountain Valley High School campus.  If you are interested in seeing the complete list of classes offered, or to sign up for a class, see Ms Sanders in the Student Services area in the administration building.

College and Career Team

Irene Yu, College and Career Center Specialist

Ms. Yu is an experienced counselor with a diverse background preparing students with the skills to be successful after high school. She is an FVHS alumni and continued her education at Chapman University for her Bachelors and Columbia University for her Masters. Ms. Yu is an avid dancer, but can often be seen eating and writing restaurant reviews all across Southern California. She loves Japanese cuisine and has a soft spot for Porto's potato balls. 

Lesa Sorenson, College and Career Center Assistant  

Ms. Soreson is the face of the College and Career Center and excited to help students with their college and career endeavors. She helps coordinate college rep visits and is a liaison for job opportunities. In her free time she enjoys tending to her blossoming garden and loves to stay fit by working out. 

Marvene Sanders, ROP/CTE Career Specialist

Mrs. Sanders is the ROP/CTE Career Specialist and has served the Baron community since 2008. She has a Bachelors in Business/Management from the University of Phoenix and works on enrolling students for ROP/CTE classes. In addition, she works closely in helping students explore different career pathways. She enjoy spending time with her three grandchildren and taking long road trips, her most recent being Topeka, Kansas! 


5/22 Future Seniors Night (6pm, cafe)

5/23 Start Your Future Now: Spring College & Job Fair (4th period/lunch, bowl)

College Reps on Campus 

Come to the Guidance Center to sign up in the binder. Students must have a Career Center Pass signed by their teacher to attend all College Presentations.