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Cal Poly students to be recognized by lawmakers in Sacramento

Cal Poly students were honored for work on various projects on Monday in Sacramento. Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (middle right with hands folded) was among the representatives who met with the students.
Cal Poly students were honored for work on various projects on Monday in Sacramento. Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (middle right with hands folded) was among the representatives who met with the students.

Twenty Cal Poly students will be honored in Sacramento on Monday by state lawmakers on the floors of the Assembly and Senate.

Each of the students has received a national industry award or participated in a high-profile event, including the Tournament of Roses Parade.

“These fine young men and women from all six of our colleges will be future leaders in their respective fields,” Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong said.

Sixteen students come from throughout the state, including Jose Alvarez from Santa Maria, while four are from Alaska, Hawaii, New Jersey and Oregon.

Besides Alvarez, the honorees are: Naba Ahmed, Eric Bet, Brooke Billmeyer, Samantha Bock, Cameron Bones, Dorian Capps, Elizabeth Coffey, Salvador Cortes Soancatl, Tori Hertz, Trevor Houghton, Rebecca Kandell, Nelson Lin, Lindsay Mitchell, Dawn Mones, Philippe Napaa, Hannah Poplack, Matt Ruby, Jennifer Tuttle and Marshall Zia.

The group will be introduced by state Senate Majority Leader Bill Monning, D-Carmel, and local Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham, R-San Luis Obispo.

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