News Release

Nominations Sought for 2017 Santa Ana College Alumni Hall of Fame

Deadline set for February 24

(Santa Ana, CA)—The Santa Ana College (SAC) Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2017 Hall of Fame Alumni Achievement Awards honoring outstanding alumni achievement. The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 24 at 5:00 p.m.

SAC has honored outstanding alumni for over 60 years. The tradition began in 1955 when the first three honorees were named. Since then, more than 180 outstanding SAC alumni representing a range of professions and contributions to the community have received the Alumni Achievement Award. A formal Alumni Hall of Fame was developed in 1991 with a biennial ceremony to honor inductees.

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 Thursday, June 8, 2017, 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;
    • 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 turned 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 11,000 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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Contact: Judy Iannaccone

Phone: (714) 480-7503