Shasta Lee Abilez, recent 2010 Hesperia High graduate, has enlisted in the U.S. Army. Abilez leaves for Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma on June 20. Her advanced individual training will be in radiation technology.


Abilez was born in Redlands on July 22, 1992. She is the fourth of seven siblings Sheena age 24, Steven age 23, Johnny age 22, Shasta age 17, Adam age 16, Mari age 11 and Joey age 5. Abilez resides in Hesperia with her proud mother Diana Abilez and step-father Raymond Munoz.