Hall of Fame enshrines first class

NORWALK - Cerritos College enshrined its inaugural class of inductees into its Hall of Fame during induction ceremonies last Thursday at the Sheraton Cerritos.College president and superintendent Dr. Linda Lacy welcomed more than 300 people to the enshrinement. "We are thrilled at the response to this event as evidenced by the size of the crowd," said Lacy. "We are delighted to induct such a prestigious group of individuals." Six people and one corporation was inducted to the Hall of Fame including Barbara Reinalda (distinguished female athlete), Ron Yary (distinguished male athlete), Wally Kincaid (distinguished coach), Jerry Roodzant (distinguished alumnus), John Gallant (distinguished classified/confidential), Dr. Edward Bloomfield (distinguished faculty) and GST, Inc. (distinguished corporate partner). Steve Richardson, executive director of the Cerritos College Foundation and Community Advancement, served as master of ceremonies. Video footage was shown as each of the honorees was inducted. Each inductee received a trophy and proclamations from the offices of Rep. Linda Sanchez, County Supervisor Don Knabe and the city of Cerritos.

********** Published: April 19, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 01