Steven Baxter, a Hawthorne High School Alumni, was presented a Proclamation for his years of community service and devotion to family service and volunteerism. He was also issued replacement Key to the City of Hawthorne.  Steven was in foster care until the age of 18 and his essay on his experiences won at the State Level.

Haidar Awad Family Scholarship presentations
6 students were presented scholarships. The students represented Hawthorne, Lawndale  and Leuzinger High schools. The students plan on pursuing careers as a Detective, Mechanical Engineer, School Teacher, Psychologist and Civil Engineering.

Norb Huber Retiring City Clerk
A Proclamation was presented to Norb Huber for his years of service, leadership and dedication to the City of Hawthorne. Norb has been a Hawthorne resident for 38 years and was elected as City Clerk in 2009. He and his wife will be retiring to Northern California to be near his children and grand children