DOWNEY - Last Wednesday, June 20, Warren High School honored the late Activities Director Cindy Vega in the 4th annual Cindy Vega Golf Classic held at the Rio Hondo Golf Course.The Cindy Vega Golf Classic annually recognizes students with scholarships toward furthering their education. "After her passing, Cindy's family, friends and colleagues could not think of a better way to honor her legacy than a scholarship in her name which will continue to give the gift of education to Warren students," organizers said. The 2012 winners of the Cindy Vega scholarships were Warren High School seniors Emilie Arnau, Audrey Delgado, Evelyn Parada and Jasmine Romero. Some of the golf festivities included a putting contest, teams of four play and a closest to the hole competition. Mike Grobaty won the putting contest with scores of 2, 1 and 2 on holes 1, 2 and 3. The team of Dave Niemeyer, Vincent Weber, Robert Cricks and Carmelo Longordo won the group play competition with a combined score of 55. The team of Larry Jeter, Chris McEvoy, Jose Nam and Travis Lagerlof finished in second place with a combined score of 59. The team of Warren High School golf coach Tina Schmid, Frank Schmid, Warren standout golfer Kittichai Damabhorn and Tim Duncan finished in third place with a score of 60. Terry Risser and Conrad Del Rosario won the closest to the hole contest. The Cindy Vega Golf Tournament continues each year and keeps the legacy of Cindy Vega alive. Eric Watts, Cari White, Kellie Acosta, Doug Andrews, Josh Buell, Allan Tyner, Chris Benadom, Rob English, Josie Cordero, Chris McEvoy, George Refox, Tina Schmid, Cathi Calvert and Teresa Wheeler are the committee members who keep the memory of Cindy alive with their dedication to her legacy.
********** Published: June 28, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 11