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Allan Hancock College Celebrates
100 Years!

Hancock's Centennial

Allan Hancock College is 100 years old!

The academic year 2020-21 marked the college's centennial. The college celebrated via a time capsule reveal, end-of-year virtual gala, the college's 100th graduating class, and more. You are invited to peruse this website and continue celebrating the college's past, present, and future through photos, videos, and podcasts.

Thank you to all who tuned in to the Hancock 100 Centennial Celebration on May 22, 2021. Visit Hancock's YouTube channel to re-watch the show. 


A special thanks to The Murphy Foundation for pledging $50,000 to the Hancock Promise!


Presenting Sponsor - $20,000+



Millennial Sponsor - $20,000+
CoastHills Credit Union


Hutton Parker Foundation
Media Sponsors
NewsChannel 3-12

Lompoc Record
Santa Maria Times

Santa Ynez Valley News

Central Coast Visionary Insurance &
Financial Services, Brad & Barbara Johnson
Centennial Sponsors - $10,000+
Ferrilli Higher Education Technology Consultants

Mark & Dorothy Smith Foundation

Eddie & Jennifer Murray, in memory of Ed Murray

Pacific Premier Bank

Santa Barbara Foundation

Best Western Plus Big America

Platinum Sponsors - $5,000+
Diani Companies

Dignity Health Marian Regional Medical Center
Edgewater Inn & Suites Home Motors Chevrolet Honda of Santa Maria
Northern Trust

Roebbelen Construction

Toyota of Santa Maria

Diamond Sponsors - $2,500+
AHC Foundation Board of Directors

Dan & Peggy Blough
CalPortland Construction Judith & Ron Dale ExxonMobil Corporation
L&G Farms Melfred Borzall, Inc. Richard & Patricia Melsheimer
Mission Paving, Inc.  Richard & Janice Nagler Pacific Western Bank
Pacific Gas & Electric Santa Maria Valley Chamber Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians
SESLOC Federal Credit Union

The Higgins-Trapnell Family

Union Bank

  Gold Sponsors - $1,000+
All American Screen Printing

Allan Hancock College Faculty
Allan Hancock College Board of
AMG & Associates Jed & Diane Bebee BMW of Santa Maria
Jim & Denise Bray Linda Stafford Burrows Central Coast Truck Center
Clos Pepe Vineyards Community Bank of Santa Maria Len Jarrott
Kleanerette Laundry Ann Foxworthy Lewellen Eric Melsheimer
Monarch Wealth Strategies Montecito Bank & Trust Ron & Mary Nanning
Jerry & Jeni Olivera Olivera Properties, LLC Pacifica Commercial Realty
Plantel Nurseries Presqu'ile Winery Mary Lou Rabska
Red Dog Management, Inc. Rotary Club of Santa Maria Breakfast Rotary Club of Santa Maria Noontime
Santa Maria Public Airport District Santa Maria Valley YMCA Speed's Oil Tool Service
Tri W Enterprises Urban Planning Concepts Vernon Edwards
Dr. Roger & Mrs. Catherine Welt Steven & Hollie Funkhouser Ed & Caroline Woods
  A.T. Still University  
  Silver Sponsors - $500+  
Dean & Sharon Colli

Community Health Centers of the Central Coast Danel P. Shepard MD/MPH, Inc.

Edward Jones Solvang, Kelly Hunziker Nabil Fadel J. Edwin Fields & April Gillette
Tim Harrington & Lucy Thoms-Harrington Vicki Hernandez & Jennie Robertson

Debra & John Hood

Innovative Produce J D Green Construction George & Karen Johnson
JR Barto Heating & Air Conditioning Main Street Produce Judy & Charles Markline
People for Leisure and Youth, Inc. Roy Reed Santa Maria Kiwanis for Kids, Inc. 
Dr. Michael & Georgia Schrager SEEAG The Rotary Club of Santa Maria South
  Ruth Gray & Bart Gardner  
  Bronze Sponsors - $250+  
Carol Anders Apodaca Paving, Inc. Barca & Barca Financial Network
Cool Hand Luke's Lee-Volker & Michelle Cox Maggi Daane
Hans & Carla Duus - Hans Duus Blacksmith Mike & Marla Gibson

Hans & Wendy Gregersen

Jeff & Rose Hall Larry & Krystal Lahr Suzanne Levy, Ed.D.
Bob & Sue Manning Pacific Christian Center Greg & Jackie Pensa
Marian Quaid-Maltagliati Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Hilda Zacarías
Joseph L. Dana Santa Ynez Valley Star Carmen Camacho
Lawanda Lyons-Pruitt Chuck Winkles Phil & Cindy Alvarado
  Individual Sponsors - $100+  
Susan Appel Laura Becker C&D CPA
Michael J. Carroll Holly Chavez Christian Life Center Youth Group
Terri Lee Coleman Coleman Forensic Services Ed & Denice Cora
John & Marlyn Cox Dugan Therapy & Fitness Max Freund & Cynthia Luna
Paul & Susan Halme Eileen Hervey Roberta Heter
Nate Huck JF Will Company, Inc.  Erin Krier
Margaret & Bowman Lau Bhupendra Lotwala Ronald Lovell
Jim McGlothlin LeeAnne McNulty Nash Dentistry
Sam Oroczo Ken & Toni Ostini Stephen Palmer
Stephanie Robb Gloria Soto Virginia Souza
Gil Trujillo Charles Varni Leah West
Bob & Staci Curry Dawn Jimenez Nohemy Ornelas
Pam Hubbard Kim Davis Marcia Daniel
Susan Houghton Maggie Tonascia Angelica Gutierrez
Rebecca Alarcio Cathy Farley Tracy McKee
  Robert Sieber  
*as of 6/4/2021    

In the fall of 2019, the AHC Foundation launched a quiet campaign gathering a new circle of support with gifts of $10,000 and above to the Hancock Promise.

The Centennial Circle collectively contributed more than $350,000 to the Hancock Promise. 

Thank you to the Centennial Circle for your continued support!

Big America Hotel / Judy & Hardy Hearn  
Judith & Ron Dale  
Mary Dominguez  
Terry & Inda Dworaczyk  
Donald & Sharon Eames  
J. Edwin Fields & April Gillette
Judy & Erik Frost  
Mike & Marla Gibson  
Bruce & Pam Lackey  
Judy & Charles Markline  
Mary & Ron Nanning  
Brent & Fran Norris  
Jim & Janice Paulsen 
Santa Maria Rotary Club Breakfast  
Jack & Betty Scully  
In Memory of Allison & Theresa Simas  
Lester Strong 
Ron & Terri Thatcher  
Wrather Family Foundation  
Kevin Walthers & Shannon Elliott


For more information regarding the Centennial Celebration, please contact the AHC Foundation at or 805-925-2004.