Cleveland High's Sydney Toops selected to Rose Festival Court

Sydney Toops.

Sydney Toops is a senior at Cleveland High School.

She works at Mount Scott Community Center as a lifeguard and swim teacher and also as a volunteer coach for the Special Olympics.

She’s also a mentor in Cleveland’s special education classroom and wants to attend Portland State University to become a special education teacher.

Sydney says the Crystal Ballroom is her favorite place in Portland, whether it’s for a concert or a dance with special ed students from all over the city.

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