Tim Tessalone ’73 retired in January 2022 after 43 years as USC’s Sports Information Director & Associate Athletic Director. He is a member of the USC Athletic, College Sports Information Directors of America and FWAA Halls of Fame.

Grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the Colich Track & Field Center on Sept. 10, 2021.

On September 10, 2021, four BMHS alumni were on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate USC’s Colich Track and Field Center. Left to right: recently retired USC Sports Information Director Tim Tessalone ’73 (far left), USC Assistant Track & Field Coach Carmelita Jeter ’98, former USC heptathlete Nicole Haynes ’92 and longtime USC Track & Field Public Address Announcer Bob Bettwy ’82.

Kirk Rossberg ’75 is the owner of Torrance Bakery (www.torrancebakery.com). Check out the Alumni Business Network page at http://www.bmhs-la.org/alumni/ for more information.

In September 2021, Anna Maria Fernandez-Ruffels ’78 was inducted in the Women’s Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame. After BMHS, she competed at USC and professionally. At USC, she led the Trojans to back-to-back national titles in 1979 and 1980. In 1981, she won the AIAW Singles National Championship and was the Broderick Award recipient, presented to the nation’s best collegiate women’s tennis player.

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