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2018 Alumni Awards Banquet

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The Cliff House

1090 Point Lobos Avenue

Terrace Room (lower level)

San Francisco, CA 94121

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The GWHS Alumni Association is pleased to present the 2018 Alumni Awards Banquet, featuring 2 Hall of Merit inductions, a special Annabelle Marsh Piercy Lifetime Service Award and Principal Portrait Unveiling. It's going to be a great evening you won't want to miss! All inductees/awardees are scheduled to attend (save Esther, as noted below). Master of Ceremonies Alumni President John Rothmann. Doors open at 6pm, dinner service 7pm.


The Hall of Merit inductees are:

- Richard Hyman S‘58, Ph.D., a microbiology and genome researcher and professor who has been with the Stanford Genome Technology Center for over 3 decades and made groundbreaking discoveries of the malaria genome sequence, recipient of many awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, and

- Darlene Spira Solomon ’76 Ph.D., a life sciences researcher with many patents who has been with Hewlett-Packard since 1984 and is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Agilent Technologies (a 1999 H-P spin-off), inducted into the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame, and elected into the National Academy of Engineering.


The Annabelle recipients are:

- Bernie LaPedis and Esther Schwartz LaPedis S’57, the power couple who chaired 8 successful reunions for the Classes of Fall '56, Spring '57 and Fall '57, and conducted several fundraisers within their class to present multiple sizeable gifts for GWHS; the last one was $10,000 in 2011. (Esther passed away in 2016 and is being honored posthumously.)


Principal Portrait Unveiling:

- Ericka M. Lovrin, Principal from 2007 to 2016, began her career in education after relocating to the Bay Area from the Southland, teaching English and ELL at McAteer (Teacher of the Year) and Newcomer High, then became Dean at McAteer, Assistant Principal at Lincoln and Principal of Aptos Middle School. She was named 2013 Principal of the Year by both S.F. Mayor Lee and the Association of California School Administrators. The Ericka Lovrin Automotive Technology Cup was first awarded in 2017.

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1090 Point Lobos Avenue

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