In February, former state Superintendent of Schools Jack O’Connell became the first person inducted into the Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have maintained a high standard of excellence and made a significant contribution to Oxnard High and/or in their chosen career fields after graduation.
Class of 2011 inductees are:
Clarence “Bud” Houser, 1922; Francis (Dick) McCarthy, 1930; Nao Takasugi, 1939; Bedford Pinkard, 1950; Bill Mayes, 1946; Bill SooHoo, 1947; Robert Serros, 1952; Denny LeMaster, 1958; Ray Nickleberry, 1958; Ken McMullen, 1960; Daisy Tatum, 1962; Alfred Rascon, 1963; David Lawyer, 1964; Chuck Cordes, 1969; Jack O’Connell, 1969; John Zaragoza, 1969; Kaz Iwamoto, 1970; Corey Pavin, 1977; Scott Whitney, 1980; Timothy Hedrick, 1980; Lawrence Berkeley, 1985; Jacob Rogers, 1999; Paul McAnulty, 1990; Erin Craft, 2000; Esteban Reveles, 2000; Nick Curtis, 2001; and Mykala Hedberg, 2005.
Friends of the institution inductees are Madeline Miedema, Pete Cutino and W.D. Bannister.
Plans are to honor the inductees the week of homecoming, Oct. 9-15. Nominations for the Class of 2012 will open that week as well.