Tag archives: Westmont Medal

Celebrating the Class of 2022
By Scott Craig   |   May 17, 2022

Commencement speaker Michael Shasberger, between stints of conducting the Westmont Orchestra, told the 2022 graduates they’d attain their greatest happiness when they discovered how to give away what they valued most. Coincidentally, President Gayle D. Beebe introduced Shasberger with news about the newly created Michael Shasberger Student Scholarship Fund for Music.  “It’s a fitting tribute […]

Commencement Honors Courageous Class of 2018
By Scott Craig   |   May 10, 2018

About 328 students received diplomas at Westmont Commencement on May 5, but none with more courage than Connor McManigal, who was seriously injured but survived the January 9 mudslide in Montecito.  “He was literally swept out of his home and swept more than a mile downstream and ended up on the 101,” president Gayle D. […]