DINAH BEAR (Class of 1969)

Dinah Bear received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri in 1974 and her Juris Doctorate from McGeorge School of Law in 1977. Dinah became General Counsel on the Council of Environmental Quality in the Executive Office of the President of the United States. She has served under several Presidents of the United States.

DINAH BEAR (Class of 1969)

GEORGE HORTON (Class of 1971)

George Horton received a Master of Arts Degree from California Lutheran College. He became head baseball coach at Cerritos College, and was selected National Junior College Coach of the year three times. He was selected four times as the South Coast Conference Coach of the Year,and was inducted into the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. As head baseball coach at CSU Fullerton, his teams won the Big West Conference title five times, and won three trips to the NCAA College World Series.


CARL KARDINAL (Class of 1953)

Carl Kardinal attended the Washington University School of Medicine. Eleven years after graduation he was selected as Chairman of Medicine at the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center in Columbia, Missouri and was on the faculty of the University of Missouri School of Medicine.He became head of the Clinical Cancer Research program at the Oschsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans and taught at the Tulane University School of Medicine.


LINDA KENNEDY (Class of 1962)

Linda Kennedy received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California and a Master of Arts degree in Education from Pepperdine University. She began teaching in 1966 and became an elementary school principal in 1979. She was principal for nineteen years before moving to the District Office as Director of Curriculum and Instruction and the New Teacher Programs. During her 36 years in education, she has received numerous awards for her dedication to the students and teachers in Downey Unified School District.


JOHN NOGAWSKI (Class of 1977)

John Nogawski joined Paramount Studios in 1983, and thirteen years later he was named Vice President Eastern Manager. Two years later he relocated to Los Angeles as Senior Vice President, General Sales Manager. In 1999 John was selected as the President of Distribution for Domestic Television, a division of Paramount Pictures.


JOHN E. TILLEY (Class of 1971)

John Tilley attended Whittier College and received a degree in biochemistry. He then transferred to Idaho State University College of Pharmacy on an NCAA golf scholarship. After receiving his degree in pharmacy, he returned to Downey and worked at Zweber Pharmacy eventually purchasing the three-store pharmacy chain. John is active in the community and serves on several national advisory boards.