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Meet Your Neighbor

Meet your neighbor and Illini West Senior Michaela Toboso of Dallas City.

Michaela was born in the Philippines and lived there for 12 years before moving to Dallas City in 2010.

She is the daughter of Joyce and Andrew Newberry of Dallas City.

Michaela attended 1st thru 6th grades at Palo Central Elementary School and 7th and 8th grade at Dallas City Junior High.

She previously worked for Jenni's Ice Cream & Grill in Lomax, but now works at Fareway Grocery in Burlington, Iowa.

Michaela has one sister, Angie who lives in California, and two step brothers Sam and Wyatt who are attending college.

She has been involved in several groups during her high school career including dance team, cheerleading, Flags, International Club, Student Council, FBLA and National Honor Society.

Michaela's favorite high school memory so far was Prom her junior year.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and dancing.

After high school, Michaela plans to attend college to pursue a degree in accounting.