Distinguished Alumni Awards
- PHIL ARGENTO - PCC AA 1965 Municipal court judge; distinguished service in legal system, cofounder of A. Geuvjehesain Memorial Scholarship at PCC.
- WALTER ASKIN - PCC AA 1949 Artist, Cal State University Los Angeles Professor Emeritus; exhibited in museums and galleries nationally and internationally, his art is part of institutional collections across the world.
- ALTON BALLARD -PJC AA 1941 WW II Captain of US Army Aircorp All Negro Mustang Fighter Group; flew 65 successful missions; awarded Air Medal for meritorious achievement
- ROBERT BARTLETT - PCC AA 1959 The former Mayor of Monrovia.
- RAY BARTLETT - PJC AA 1937-1939 All American, first team & junior college hall of fame; Distinguished public service career & exemplary volunteer leader.
- PATRICIA BENNER - PCC AA 1964 Authored nine books for Nursing Education; internationally known lecturer & noted researcher.
- GEORGE BOONE - PJC 1938-39 Philanthropist; Sculpture Garden named for Boone Family.
- EVE BUNTING - attended PCC Writer's Workshop (attributes success to workshop) Authored over 150 popular children's books; her book, Smokey Night won the 1995 Caldicott award.
- OCTAVIA BUTLER - PCC AA 1968 Award winning science fiction author. Winner of the Nebula Award and two Hugos.
- ROBERT CHENEY - PHS/PCC - 1954 -1956 Successful Pasadena businessman, volunteer, and philanthropist.
- MICHAEL COOPER - PCC 1976 Assistant Coach of the LA Sparks; former Assistant Coach LA Lakers; LA Laker. Five World Championship Rings.
- LOUIS CREVELING - PHS/PJC 1924-1926 AA First PCC Student Body President, President of Alumni Association, PCC Foundation.
- CLIVE CUSSLER - PJC 1949-51 Author of numerous best selling adventure novels.
- MICHAEL DORN - PCC- AA 1972 Actor famous for portrayal of "Worf" on TV series and motion pictures: Star Trek - The Next Generation.
- THOMAS DUNN - PCC AA 1967 Distinction as major contributor to Cal Tech research and teaching programs.
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