Honored Alumni Awards 2001-2007
Katcho Achadjian, 2007
Khatchik H. “Katcho” Achadjian graduated from Cuesta College in 1973. Since 1978, he has been a local business owner employing more than thirty local residents.
Larry Martinez, 2007
Larry F. Martinez graduated from Cuesta College in 1973. Martinez was a Fulbright Senior Research fellow at the Center of Technology Assessment in Stuttgart, Germany in 1998-99.
Sam Blakeslee, 2006
Sam Blakeslee attended Cuesta College in 1974 earning an AS degree in General Studies in 1980. Blakeslee serves on the State Assembly where he currently represents District 33.
Rodger Anderson, 2005
Rodger Anderson attended Cuesta College between 1968 and 1971. He is the owner of The Galley restaurant in Morro Bay.
Greig Welch, 2004
Greig Welch attended Cuesta College from 1968 to 1970. He is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Paso Robles Public Schools.
Sue Torrey, 2003
Sue Torrey graduated from Cuesta College in 1981 with an Associate Nursing Degree. Since her graduation, she has been actively involved with fundraising for Cuesta College, soliciting a $15,000 donation from Tenet Healthcare for the North County Campus.
Freddie Ravel, 2002
Played in the Jazz Band while staying on the Dean’s honor list. The renowned keyboardist was voted San Luis Obispo High School’s “Most Likely to Succeed”. Ravel went on to study jazz and classical composition at Cal State Northridge, where he graduated cum laude in 1982 with a bachelor’s of arts in music.
Michael Frommlet, 2001
Michael Frommlet attended Cuesta College from 1978 to 1980, during which time he was on the Dean’s list. Frommlet attended Albany Medical College and after his residency, began practicing emergency medicine. He has authored and co-authored a number of publications relating to sleep disorders, Alzheimer’s disease and gerontology. Frommlet is an accomplished cellist.