Fred P. Van Horst is the new director of maintenance and operations at Compton Community College, replacing Conrad Salazar, who resigned in January after 30 years of service.
The Los Cerritos/Long Beach YMCA sent 11 Bellflower students to the California Model Legislature/Court in Sacramento. Participating were Jessica Duke, Ken Gear, Melinda Gutierrez, Al Martinez, Dave Matthews, Jonathan Qualls, Tim Robbins, Marie Snead, Ulla Sorensen, Larry Spangelo and Carrie Tigner.
Rockwell International Corp. named Howard L. Myers, an engineer at the Space Station Systems Division in Downey, its Engineer of the Year.
Mara Clisby, principal of Artesia High School in Lakewood, has been selected to serve on a committee that will help the U.S. Department of Education choose the nation's outstanding high schools for 1985.