Golden West College nursing instructor Trula Gorrie, who was granted a yearlong sabbatical to write and research a book, has published “A Guide to the Nursing of Childbearing Families.”
“I couldn’t have taught full time and written the book,” said Gorrie, adding that the text deals with nursing care of problems that occur to childbearing families.
She said the book would be useful to both nursing students and practicing nurses to help them care for members of childbearing families.
Mary Lou Zoglin, Coastline Community College’s dean of instruction who previously received two Fulbright grants for a year’s study at the University of Brussels and a summer seminar in Korea, has been named one of 20 college and university administrators in the United States to take part in a Fulbright seminar next month in West Germany.
She is one of only three community college administrators invited to take part in the session, which will focus on developing programs in international education.
La Palma Police Reserve Officer Joseph Esquer has been named Orange County Reserve Officer of the Year by the Orange County Reserve Coordinator’s Assn. Esquer was president of the Orange County chapter of the California Reserve Peace Officers Assn. in 1987 and has worked the last 25 years as a manager and sales representative for a national paint manufacturer.
Chantal Lamourelle, 15, of Mission Viejo will tour Japan this summer with the Young Americans, a performing group. She will be the youngest of 30 selected to take the trip to seven Japanese cities.
The group will perform musical revues at various Japanese theaters and appear on Japanese television during the 5-week tour. Chantal is one of four who will make an advance trip to Japan to advertise the group for the upcoming trip.
Chantal is a former Miss California Cinderella Teen and is a sophomore at Capistrano Valley High School. The Young Americans is an Anaheim-based group that features talented young performers from throughout the United States over the last 25 years.
Huntington High School Seniors Greg Spiegel, Padma Atluri, Fai Hoang, Tom Garza and Amy Manning were part of a group of 21 classmates who won the top delegation award at UC Berkeley’s 37th annual Model United Nations Session. Their names were inadvertently omitted in last week’s Three Cheers.
Corona del Mar resident Rena Godshall was named Woman of the Year in the 70th Assembly District by Assemblyman Gil Ferguson (R-Newport Beach). “She has made outstanding contributions to our community for many, many years,” Ferguson said. Godshall is a former teacher and is a patron of the Orange County Performing Arts Center.
Peggy Feder, a Laguna Beach resident who has been active in the Jewish Community Center of South Orange County since 1981, was honored as the 1989 Community Service Awardee of the center at a brunch in the Newport Beach Country Club. She has been a member of the board of directors for 6 years.
Catherine Gotoski, a Cal State Fullerton business student, won first place in the CSUF business department’s ’88 Business Writing Portfolio contest. Ann Endicott placed second, while Rajat Bhattacharya and Susan Campbell tied for third. More than 1,000 students entered the competition.