Whittier College Celebrates Outstanding Poets

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Whittier College celebreate outstanding poets.Each year during Whittier Weekend, Whittier College recognizes select members of the alumni body as Poet Awardees in four categories. This year's awardees include Adrienne Cisneros-Selekman '81, Alumna Achievement; Manuel Roman '00 and Paul A. Moore '04, Outstanding Young Alumnus; Robert "Bob" Bruesch '65, Community Impact; and Vincent Daigneault '85, Service to the College.

This year the College is also awarding three special individuals with the status of "Honorary Alumnus/a": President Sharon Herzberger and David Herzberger, as well as Robert Whitaker, Whittier alumni parent and former member of the Whittier College Purple & Gold Board of Directors.
Since moving to Whittier in 1963, Whitaker has been a member of the Poet family—he is the proud father of three graduates and grandfather of one soon-to-be graduate as well as a devoted fan of all Poet sports teams.