Miami Dade College inducted 19 of its alumni into the school's Alumni Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the JW Marriot Marquis in downtown Miami Thursday night.
The 2013 inductees are:
Agustin Barrera, vice president of AECOM; Jorge Gonzalez, president and CEO of City National Bank, Jose Dotres, assistant superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools; Pedro Modia, director of transmission services and planning at Florida Power & Light; Christopher Korge, chairman of NewsLink Group; Albert Maury, president and CEO of Leon Medical Centers; Jose Tomas, president of Latin America and the Caribbean, Burger King Corp.; Sandra Peebles, news anchor, Univision 23; Jay Ducassi, Miami Herald metro editor; Richard Patino, CEO of Patino Law Firm; Lourdes Cuzan, managing director at Fowler Rodriguez; Isaac Bassan, gastroenterologist, hepatologist and weight loss specialist at Bassan & Bloom; Marisel Losa, president and CEO at Health Council of South Florida; Linda Timmons, nurse manager of Surgery at Baptist Hospital of Miami; Manuel Orosa, Miami police chief; Hiram Ruiz, statewide director of refugee services at the Florida Department of Children and Families; former Major League baseball star Mike Piazza; Guillermo Fernandez, president and co-owner of Link Construction Group Inc.; and artist Cesar Santos.
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