By Loreen Berlin – Volunteers come in all categories and walks of life, and they volunteer because they love doing for others. Charles Williams from Cypress is one of those individualsm as is Greg Goodyear in La Palma and Emile Jorge of Los Alamitos. All were honored as community Citizens of the Year.
Los Angles labor lawyer Joshua A. Kuns informed local business owners about the many changes in state, federal and local labor laws at the monthly breakfast network meeting of thje Los Alamitos Chamber last Friday. “I’m not trying to scare you but it’s the reality,” he said, as he went through a number of recent changes in the state’s protections for employees of companies.
After a lengthy process of gathering stakeholder input, a nation-wide search which included the review of over 30 applicants, and an interview process of the top applicants, the Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Education announced Dr. Andrew Pulver as the next Superintendent for Los Alamitos Unified School District. He will official succeed his long-time boss, Dr Sherry Kropp, in the position on July 1, 2019.
Nicole (Ashlock) Hunter, a Rossmoor native and Los Al HS graduate (LAHS ’99) was named Teacher of the Year by the Fountain Valley School District. “I was surprised and so honored,” said Hunter, 2nd grade teacher at Tamura Elementary School, after being named the Fountain Valley School District’s 2019 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Hunter joined the FVSD family in 2004 as a 1st grade teacher at Fred Moiola Elementary School.
Two Cypress College students Cooke Foundation finalists
Cypress College students Madison Morris and Raymond Pi Oliver are semifinalists for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced that the pair were selected from a pool of nearly 1,500 applicants representing 369 colleges across 45 states and the District of Columbia.
Morris, a Placentia resident, is preparing for a career in the medical field. Oliver, from the City of Cypress, is part of Cypress College’s (STEM)2 Program.