WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI FOUNDATION
The first annual Hall of Fame on May 17, 2014 honored the following inductees:
Tak Fudenna '39 Jess Jacinto '44 David Carter '62 Scott Haggerty '76
TAK FUDENNA: 1939
A 1939 graduate who gave back to his community in unthinkable ways. An extremely selfless man who spent countless hours on community projects, such as the Tak Fudenna Memorial Stadium. Not only is he being recognized for giving back to the community, but also for his will to fight for his country in US Army's 442nd Regiment. We thank Tak and his family for all they have done for the city of Fremont and Washington High School.
JESS JACINTO: 1944
A 1944 graduate who was a Husky at all seasons of his life. Jess Jainto was a Niles District native who served his country in the Navy during WWII. Jess was a man who loved the game of baseball, he was an amazing ball player at Washington and went on to play professionally from 1947-1953 in the West Texas-New Mexico League. After his professional career Jess came back to the high school and coached for 17 years.
DAVE CARTER: 1962
A 1962 graduate who has gone on to become a United States District Court Judge for the Central District of California. While attending Washington Judge Carter was ASB president of his class; this was the beginning of his political career. After graduating from Washington, Carter went on to the University of California Los Angeles, and then served our country in the Vietnam War. Carter received the bronze but was discharged as first Lieutenant after receiving two Purple Hearts. Carter was appointed by president Bill Clinton to his current position.
SCOTT HAGGERTY: 1976
A 1976 graduate who has gone on to do great things for the community of Alameda County. Scott was elected to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors in 1996 and is currently serving a fifth four-year term on the Board. At the national level, Scott represents Alameda County at the National Association of Counties serving as vice chair on its Large Urban County Caucus. Supervisor Haggerty places strong priorities in the fields of public safety, regional transportation, and infrastructure issues. He was raised in Fremont and now resides in Dublin with his family.
WHS Hall of Fame 2014