Sandra Kraisirideja, People
GLENDALE -- Glendale Community College Alumni Assn. will honor three
individuals for their service to the school and community at the 14th
annual Alumni Awards Banquet Thursday.
"The recipients were unanimously chosen by the Community College
Alumni Board for their conscientious efforts and support of the alumni
association," said Glady Kabateck, director of the association.
Carole Jouroyan of Glendale has been involved in community
organizations for 20 years. She is surprised and flattered, she said, to
be receiving the Raymond D. Edwards Award of Merit for Career Achievement
and Community Service.
"You tend to do things when you are part of a community without
thinking or looking back at what you've done," Jouroyan said. "It's nice
to know in some small way I made a difference."
Jouroyan is being honored for her work on the Glendale Community
College Foundation Board and for her achievements as executive director
of the Glendale Assn. for the Retarded.
During her tenure, the association has doubled the number of disabled
residents it serves, developed three group homes and a senior home, and
initiated a number of social and educational programs.
Jack Quinn will receive the J. Walter Smith Service Award for
Distinguished Service to Glendale Community College. Quinn, a Glendale
resident since 1936, was selected for his numerous contributions to the
"I've given tours of the college and I'm involved with fund-raising
efforts," he said. "I want to help people realize we have an outstanding
Lois Edwards of La Crescenta is serving her second term as president
of the Glendale College Patrons Club. Each year, the president is awarded
the Patrons Club Presidential Award for their work and Edwards is no
"I'm honored to be receiving this award," she said.
As president, Edwards helped raise approximately $12,000 for the
The banquet begins at 6 p.m. at Oakmont Country Club. Alumni
scholarship recipients will be recognized following the presentation of
alumni awards. The evening will also include a performance by the C & E
Kids, a youth choir led by Jennifer Russell to spread the spirit of the
Character and Ethics Project.
IF YOU GO
WHAT: Glendale Community College Alumni Assn. 14th annual Alumni
WHEN: 6 p.m. Thursday.
WHERE: Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Drive, Glendale.
PHONE: 240-1000, ext. 5446.