DOWNEY - OLPH School alumna Yvette Lapayese will be honored as a 2013 "Distinguished Graduate" during a ceremony at the church Feb. 2.After graduating from OLPH School in 1987, Lapayese earned bachelor's degrees from Cal State Fullerton and the Sorbonne University in France, a master's in international relations from USC and a doctorate in international and comparative education from UCLA. She is currently an associate professor at the Loyola Marymount University School of Education. The ceremony begins with a social from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Carey Center, followed by Mass at 5 p.m. A school open house follows Mass. RSVP by calling (562) 869-9969.
********** Published: January 24, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 41