February Female Athlete of the Month: Cielo Portillo

Posted: March 6, 2016

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Cielo Portillo
Grade: 8th
School: Dean L Shively Middle School
Wrestling Program: South El Monte
Coach: Chris Lopez
Favorite School Subject: Science – Really enjoys doing lab experiments
Favorite thing about wrestling:  Wrestling has opened doors for me to meet new people and make new friends. I also love learning new moves ”
Dodgers or Angels:  Dodgers, because her Dad used to watch games with her.
Mountains or Beach: Beach, because her Dad used to take her to the Beach when she was younger.
Favorite Athlete : Rhonda Rousey- Rhonda is her inspiration why she loves fighting because Cielo also loves boxing, which her dad taught her to do.

“Cielo is a quiet leader, she leads by example. She comes to practice ready to learn everyday and is very respectful. She is always ready to help others if needed and always displays a positive attitude” – Coach Chris