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Ellen Ochoa, Class of 1975, Honored in San Diego

The May 2023 La Mesa Courier newspaper featured Ellen as part of its Women’s History Month celebration.

May 4th Parkway Middle School (Parkway Sports & Health Science Academy) honored Ellen with a campus mural.

May 5th San Diego State University renamed the West Commons in Ellen’s honor.

May 5th The San Diego Union Tribune honored Ellen’s impact on Earth “making it a better place…an inspiration to anyone, regardless of gender.”

Ellen Ochoa is truly an extraordinary person, and “it all began” in her formative years as a Foothiller!

ochoa mural
ochoa mural