Westmont Magazine A Presidential Award
Westmont President Stan D. Gaede joined the chancellor of UC Santa Barbara and the president of Santa Barbara City College as recipients of the 2004 Inaugural Award for Distinguished Service. Emmaus of Santa Barbara, a non-profit organization that helps at-risk teenagers turn their lives around, presented the awards at their annual dinner in October.
Chancellor Henry T. Yang (above, center) has led UC Santa Barbara since 1994. John Romo (above, left) became president of Santa Barbara City College in 2002.
The award is named for Pierre Claeyssens, a noted Santa Barbara philanthropist who died in 2003.