Buchanan diver Ruslana Whiteside reacts to learning from interpreter Veronica Gamch, left, that she placed first in the junior varsity competition against Clovis North High School.
Buchanan diver Ruslana Whiteside reacts to learning from interpreter Veronica Gamch, left, that she placed first in the junior varsity competition against Clovis North High School. Doug Hoagland/Special to The Clovis Independent
Buchanan diver Ruslana Whiteside reacts to learning from interpreter Veronica Gamch, left, that she placed first in the junior varsity competition against Clovis North High School. Doug Hoagland/Special to The Clovis Independent

Diving head-on into a new life: Buchanan student overcomes challenges, wins junior varsity division at dual meet

May 04, 2016 4:46 PM