Bruce B. Butler, who guided the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District through rapid growth and subsequent decline in enrollment, was awarded a certificate of appreciation for his 40 years of service to the district. Butler, who served as the associate superintendent of business, retired in early July.
Sgt. Jack S. Kuner, who works in the Norwalk sheriff's substation, was awarded a 1986 LEO Award after being selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Law Enforcement Officers. The award, sponsored by the Los Angeles Damayan Lions Club, honors the top 10 officers in the Los Angeles area for their community contributions. Kuner, who has worked for the department for 30 years, has been stationed in Norwalk for 24 years.
Nancy Jenkins, a board member of the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, has been elected president of the Los Angeles County School Trustee Assn., which represents 82 school districts. The organization provides school board members with information about legislative issues affecting education.
Dr. John Alexander of Downey, a cardiologist in private practice and director of the cardiology and coronary care unit at Downey Community Hospital, has been named vice president of the American Heart Assn.