O n April 26th, 19 alumni will be inducted into the Galileo Hall of Merit. The ceremony will take place at a dinner at Patio Español in San Francisco. Among the inductees are seven women, two beauty contest winners, three musicians, two media people and a couple of philanthropist brothers. The ceremony marks the fourth annual event honoring former students who have excelled after graduation and made significant contributions to their community, city, state, country or globally.
The 2019 inductees are:
Christopher Chow ‘67, first Chinese-American broadcaster
Rose Chung ‘75,Miss Chinatown USA 1981
Gen. Theodore J. Conway ‘27, U. S. Army General
Merritt Edward Cutten ‘35, electrical engineer; Dennis Doolin ‘51, Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia
Peter E. Haas ‘35 and Walter A. Haas ‘32, philanthropists and CEOs of Levi Strauss & Co.
Gay Yee Hill ‘73, NASA media producer
Boots Rolf Hughston ‘66, musician, producer, promoter
Dr. Mary Ann Jones ‘79, community medical researcher
Angela Capobianco Little ‘35, UC Berkeley Professor Emerita
Eric Martin ‘74, singer, musician hard rock
George J. Maslach ‘37, Vice Chancellor UC Berkeley
Charlene Fachner Mori ‘65, GAA President
Joan Weldon Podell ‘47, actress, opera singer
John Santos ‘73, 7 times Grammy-nominated musician
Patricia Sheehan ‘49, Miss SF 1950, Playboy Playmate Oct. 1958
Lawrence Wong ‘67, CCSF Board Trustee
and Zeppelin Wong ‘47, first Chinese-American U. S. Attorney.