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June 06, 1985

Tina Delgado, 37, of Santa Fe Springs has been appointed by Bill Honig, state superintendent of public instruction, to the superintendent's Advisory Council on Hispanic Affairs. Delgado, an activist in the Little Lake City School District, is one of two members on the state council representing parent groups.

David Hauser Jr., son of Long Beach Harbor Commissioner David L. Hauser and Mary Lou Hauser, has been graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Hauser, who was graduated from Wilson High School in 1981, plans to attend Stanford University's Graduate School of Engineering in the fall.

Judith R. Mark of Downey has received a master's degree from the Eagleton Institute of Political Science at Rutgers University.

The American Heart Assn.'s Greater Los Angeles Affiliate has presented Jaclyn Tilley Hill of Whittier with its 1984-85 Volunteer of the Year Award.

Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center has named Kim Maeder of Downey its outstanding registered nurse. Maeder, a staff nurse on the spinal injury service, is a paraplegic and carries out her duties in a wheelchair.

LaReina Jennings of Whittier has received a Los Angeles County commendation for heroism. On April 4, Jennings noticed smoke coming from a house in her neighborhood on Racimo Drive and twice entered the burning structure to rescue two women.

Manuel Figueroa, a graduate of Huntington Park High School and a computer science major at Cal State Northridge, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Personnel and Industrial Relations Assn. of Southern California.

Nick Trung Ha was one of the winners in the 34th Congressional District Art Competition. Ha, a Whittier High School senior, won first place and $100 in art supplies for a colored pencil drawing.

Supt. Kenneth Davis of the Bellflower Unified School District has received the annual award for administrator excellence from Region 14 of the Assn. of California School Administrators.

Charlotte Pinsky of Downey was among those named distinguished volunteers at the Los Angeles County Volunteer of the Year Recognition Awards ceremony. Pinsky is a volunteer worker at Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center.

Jack E. Robinson, a member of the Downey Family YMCA's board of managers since 1971, has received the Golden Book of Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor the YMCA gives to a volunteer.

Stephen Lavey of Boy Scout Troop 441 of Downey recently enlisted family, friends and members of St. John Bosco High School's Key Club to help him begin work on a project to obtain scouting's highest rank of Eagle Scout. Lavey and other youths planted trees along St. John Bosco's football and baseball fields.

Joyce Melbinger and Sharon Martin have joined the staff of the Downey City Library, Melbinger as information services coordinator and Martin as audio-visual librarian.

Duane Ballard has been named Whittier's Citizen of the Month for May. A Whittier resident for more than 40 years, Ballard was honored for his work in the annual Whittier Mid-Winter Tennis Tournament for youths, which he helped start in 1950.

Larry Vollum, a recent graduate of the industrial design program at Cal State Long Beach, has won first place in a competition sponsored by the Burroughs Corp. He won $10,000 for himself and a computer system for the university. Vollum was chosen from among 80 entries for his design using computer graphics to display sheet music.

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