El Camino College announced today the honorees of this years Distinguished Alumni Award.

This year four honorees were named: retired educator and community activist Eleanor Bersano; former California State Assemblyman and former Torrance City Councilman George Nakano; Torrance Memorial Medical Health Care Foundation Executive Vice President Laura Allman Schenasi; and actor and director William Allen Young.

Each of the honorees have shown outstanding achievements in their chosen careers and exemplary service to their communities. The El Camino College Foundation chairs the selection committee and sponsors the biennial awards ceremony.

The awards event is scheduled for Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Torrance Marriott. Tickets can be reserved by contacting the El Camino College Foundation Office or by calling (310) 660-3683.