president, Murray Dempster.
Carona's extensive background as the head of the second largest
sheriff's department in California, Marshal of Orange County,
co-chair of the Amber Alert Program and the only sheriff on the
Emergency Response Senior Advisory Committee for the Homeland
Security Council, university officials hope, will serve as an
excellent platform from which to speak about the futures of
Governor awards 82 students scholarships
Gov. Gray Davis recognized 82 students from Costa Mesa High School
with $1,000 scholarships each, in a letter received last month.
The students, recipients of the Governor's Scholar Award
established three years ago, were selected for their hard work and
academic success on the STAR program examinations taken spring 2002.
The recipients scored either in the top 10% at their school or in the
top 5% in the state.
The students' scholarship money can be applied to the university,
community college or technical school of their choice.
The high school's Parent Teacher Student Assn. honored them during
a luncheon Wednesday afternoon.
YES to hold annual
feast and auction
Youth Employment Services (YES) of the Harbor Area, Inc., will be
holding its 30th Annual Roman Feast and Charity Auction on April 24.
They will be honoring Orange County Philanthropists C.J. Segerstrom &
Sons and Henry Segerstrom, managing partner. The community event will
be held at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center at 1845 Park
It will feature silent and live auctions, Giovinetti's Penne Pasta
and well known musician and YES promotional partner Darvy Traylor to
serenade guests as they dance. Contact Christine Carr (949) 642-8306
for details and information about becoming a promotional partner,
sponsoring or donating auction items.
Students show frustration through art
Three Orange Coast College students used art to express their
frustration with California's extensive budget cuts, which required
the college to turn away about 1,700 students from classes this
Marisa Bolanos, Beverly Convertino and Rachel Mangold created a