Harbor High School to honor distinguished staff and alumni

Saturday, February 26, 6 pm
Cocoanut Grove, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Harbor High School will honor the 2011 inductees to their Hall of Achievement at a dinner banquet and auction on February 26.

The 2011 honorees:

Cathy Warner

  • Began teaching at Harbor High in 1981
  • Developed and has managed Escapades Student Dance Company since 1996
  • Responsible for directing over 100 productions at Harbor High
  • Past students include Hall of Famers Adam Scott, a successful actor, and Tara Firenzi, a nationally award winning school history and dance teacher

Matt Ryan

  • Harbor Cross Country and Track and Field Coach since 1997– Multiple SCCAL league and CCS Champions including shot put State Champion Julie Defresne
  • Athletic Trainer at Harbor High for over 20 years
  • ROP class teacher in Athletic Training and Sport Medicine
  • Volunteers many hours at Harbor High for student physicals and conditioning
  • A well rounded athlete – including Professional Football (briefly a kicker for the Raiders), Rugby with UCSC, the Ironman Triathlon in Hawaii

John Scott

  • Outstanding Harbor and Cal Poly Athlete in cross country and swimming- CCS Top Finalist, NCAA All-American
  • Member of US Modern Pentathlon (swimming, fencing, horse jumping, shooting and running). National Champion in ’86 and ’87, competed internationally in several World Cup events.
  • Participated as an advisor and spotter in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles
  • Became a successful licensed civil engineer
  • Succumbed to heart disease in 2001