Lara Bautista, CSUS '19, is currently slotted to start at libero for the University of St. Andrews (Scotland) volleyball team. A four-year starter, Lara earned all-league honors in two seasons and served as a three-year captain while at Crystal. Congratulations Lara!
Oh, what a night! We combined two events into one great party. First, over 350 alumni, parents, current and former faculty, and friends honored retiring physics teacher, Tom Woosnam, for 40 years of service at Crystal. Tom’s remarkable legacy was celebrated in the Theater with a mini Knowledge Bowl that pitted faculty against alumni (the faculty won)...
For the third year in a row, Ms. Lloyd’s Creative Writing class has had the pleasure of hearing veteran film critic and Crystal alum, Marco Cerritos ’97, speak. Marco got his start writing articles for the school newspaper, formerly known as the Gryphon’s Tail, while he was at Crystal.
To kick off the New Year, the CSUS Alumni Board was proud to host retired English Department Chair, Dr. Idris Anderson, who regaled a “sold out” crowd of alumni, alumni parents, faculty and friends with a reading from her latest award-winning volume of poetry, Doubtful Harbor. Idris’ selected reading of travel-themed poems transported the audience to Kuala Lumpur, Ireland, New Zealand, Alaska and beyond.