March 1, 2010 (El Cajon)--Grossmont College Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds for educational programs benefiting students at Grossmont College in El Cajon, is seeking nominations for its 2010 Walk of Fame Alumni Award. The Walk of Fame, located on campus in the Main Quad area, is a display of several bronze plaques embedded in concrete that feature names of distinguished alumni.
Nominees must have completed a minimum of 12 units at Grossmont College, earned a minimum 2.0 grade point average, brought distinction to themselves and to Grossmont College, and contributed significant achievements and leadership in their fields. Deadline for submission of entries is Monday, March 15. Names can be submitted via e-mail to Ernest Ewin, Grossmont College Foundation executive director, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Alexis Popko for a nomination form at the Foundation office at (619) 644-7109. New honorees are expected to be announced in May.
The Grossmont College Foundation helps fund scholarships, facility improvements and educational supplies, equipment and programs. The Walk of Fame program began in 1989. Among the 19 previous Walk of Fame recipients are community leaders, medical researchers, political advocates, artists, athletes and actors, including El Cajon Police Chief Pat Sprecco, nurse educator Dr. Dorothy Wiley, athletes Brian Sipe, Brad Daluiso and Joe Roth, actors Robert Hays and David Leisure, comedian Dat Tien Phan and musician Bernard “Buddy Blue” Seigal. For more information about the Grossmont College Foundation, visit www.grossmont.edu/foundation.