Fifth Annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards on March 3

Fifth Annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards on March 3

Fifth Annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards on March 3

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For Immediate Release: March 21, 2016

Contact: Aya Abelon,
Public Affairs; ((562) 653-7878

WHAT: Cerritos College will hold its fifth annual Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony on Thursday, March 3 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Norwalk. The event will include a cocktail reception, dinner, introductions of inductees, and live entertainment. Space is limited. RSVP by Thursday, February 17. To make a reservation online, please visit:

The Cerritos College Hall of Fame was established in 2012 to honor, and recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the field of intercollegiate athletics and/or have helped bring recognition, honor, distinction, and excellence to Cerritos CollegeView the invitation and reservation card

The 2016 Class of Inductees:

Distinguished Female Athlete - Teresa Velazquez-Ortega (Volleyball)
Distinguished Male Athlete - Dr. Danny Garcia (Water Polo/Swimming)
Distinguished Coach - Jack Bogdanovich (Basketball)
Distinguished Alumnus - Tony Rodriguez Jr. (Class of 1969)
Distinguished Classified - Debbie Thomas (Staff Development)
Distinguished Faculty - Jon Fults (Business Computer Information Systems)
Distinguished President’s Award of Excellence - California Assemblymember Anthony Rendon
Distinguished Corporate Partner - Union Bank

WHEN: Thursday, March 3, 2016 
5:30 p.m. No host cocktails
6:30 p.m. Dinner/awards

WHERE: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Norwalk
13111 Sycamore Drive 
Norwalk, California 90650

COST: $65 per person, $600 per table of 10 if reserved by February17, $75 per person, $700 per table of 10 if reserved after February 18.

CONTACT: Visit or contact Cheryl Thury, President's Office, (562) 860-2451 ext.2206

About Cerritos College: Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at