Moorpark College Golden Gala

Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

Photo by Dina Pielaet

Guests mingle below the enormous Air Force One in the hangar-sized pavilion.


orpark College commemorated its 50th anniversary with a special Golden Gala held Aug. 26 at the Reagan Library, where guests enjoyed dinner, dancing, live entertainment (courtesy of the Moorpark College Jazz Combo) and a silent auction in the majestic Air Force One Pavilion. The highlight of the evening was the induction of the first class of Hall of Fame alumni: Frank Barajas, Dr. Gregory Boursalian, Nevena (Siljegovic) Gusic, Gabe Kapler, Matt Mahurin, Arpit Malaviya, Julie Scardina, Michael (Mike) Stoker and Sylvia Sullivan. Besides celebrating the college’s history, the event helped raise funds for new student scholarships.

Ventura County Community College District Chancellor Greg Gillespie and spouse Kristen Ockert.

Hall of Fame inductees, left to right: Gabe Kapler, Arpit Malaviya, Nevena (Siljegovic) Gusic, Julie Scardina, Michael (Mike) Stoker, Sylvia Sullivan, Matt Mahurin and Frank Barajas with Moorpark College President Luis Sanchez.

Ventura County Community College District Board Trustee Larry Kennedy and Board Chair Bernardo Perez.


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