For the first time in over a decade Samohi will be inducting new members into the ranks of the Samohi Hall of Fame and Samohi Distinguished Alumni. A celebratory brunch will be held at the Santa Monica Elks Lodge at 1040 Pico Blvd on Sunday, September 16 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is a family friendly event organized by the Samohi Alumni Association. The whole community is encouraged to attend this auspicious occasion.

Fewer than 100 people have achieved this level of recognition in Samohi’s 127-year history. The current inductees include author and radio personality Sandra Tsing Loh; astronaut Randy Bresnik; Nobel Prize winner Jeremy Pal; John Dahlem, one of only 41 people in history to complete the Explorer Grand Slam; Jon Arenberg, Chief Engineer on NASA’s Webb Telescope; Obama White House legal consultant Susan Crawford; State Senator Ben Allen; musician John Beasley; and activist/doctor/author Jan Steckel.

Tickets include a full brunch buffet. Purchase tickets now at

Submitted by Crystal Reed, SAA Secretary

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