Distinguished Alumni Awards
- HARRY SHELDON - PCC 1939 Former Vice President of Vroman's bookstore. [OMD]
- LAWRENCE SHINODA - PCC 1950 Designer of 1963 and 1968 Corvette and other classic cars.
- JAMES SIMSARIAN - PJC - 1927 Mt. Simsarian in Antarctica is named for OMD charter member James Simsarian in recognition of his work as chief spokesman for US at meetings that produced 12-nation Treaty on Antarctica, advisor to Eleanor Roosevelt on human rights. [OMD]
- JACQUELIN SINGH - PJC 1948 Noted Authors.
- JOHN SINGLETON - PCC 1985 Movie director; directed "Boyz in the Hood".
- SAM SOGHOMONIAN - PCC 1945 Public speaker; honored retired PCC professor.
- CAROL SPANKS - PCC 1954-1956 Lettered in basketball, softball, tennis, badminton, State badminton doubles championship; three times softball All-American; Head coach 1987 U.S. team, Pan American Games, the earned a gold medal. head coach of the USA team at the 1995 South Pacific Classic in Australia where her team captured the gold medal. Now Associate Head Coach at UNLV
- JERRY TARKANIAN - PCC 1954-1955 Noted basketball coach of UNLV.
- LADD THOMAS - PHS/PJC - 1952-1956 Prominent organist, presented concerts world wide performed with Zubin Mehta and other prominent conductors.
- JOHN VAN DE KAMP - PCC 1952 Former California State Attorney General; former District Attorney of California
- EDDIE VAN HALEN - PCC 1974 Rock and Roll guitarist and singer.
- ELLSWORTH VINES - PHS 1927 - 1929 CIF State Tennis Champion; U.S. Nationals Tennis Champion 1931 & 1932; PGA Gold Tour, 100 Tournaments 1940-1957; Tennis Hall of Fame.
- CHARLES WIGGINS - PJC 1949 Senior Circuit Judge U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit.
- VERNE WINCHELL - PJC 1934 Established Winchell's Doughnuts - 1948 opened first drive through in Temple City; 1969 merged with Denny's.
DONALD WRIGHT- PJC 1925 Former Chief Justice, California Supreme Court.
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