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For Immediate Release: January 25, 2013
Contact: Judy Iannaccone, Director, Communications, Phone: (714) 480-7503, E-mail:

Nominations Sought for 2013 Santa Ana College Alumni Hall of Fame

(Santa Ana)—The Santa Ana College (SAC) Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2013 Hall of Fame honoring outstanding alumni achievement. The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 22, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

SAC has honored outstanding alumni for more than 50 years. The tradition began in 1955 when the first three honorees were named. Since then, more than 180 outstanding SAC alumni in many fields have received the Alumni Achievement Award.

The SAC Foundation welcomes nominations of any alumni who have made significant contributions to their professions and/or to the local or global community. Recipients will be honored at an induction ceremony on Friday, May 17, and will also be recognized at the college’s spring commencement ceremony.

The selection criteria for this honor are:

• Graduation from Santa Ana College or completion of a minimum of 30 units of coursework at SAC;

• Documented distinction and achievement through professional and/or personal efforts since leaving Santa Ana College; and

• Recipients must be available to attend the awards ceremony and commencement.

Nomination forms can be obtained by contacting the foundation office or by visiting For more information, call (714) 564-6091.

About Santa Ana College

Santa Ana College (SAC), which will turn 100 years old in 2015, serves about 18,000 students each semester at its main campus in Santa Ana. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions, provides invaluable workforce training, and customized training for business and industry. In addition, another 13,000 students are served through the college’s School of Continuing Education located at Centennial Education Center. Ranked as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges awarding associate degrees to Latino and Asian students, the college is also recognized throughout the state for its comprehensive workforce training programs for nurses, firefighters, law enforcement and other medical personnel. SAC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District. Visit to learn more.

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