The CHC Foundation highlighted Crafton’s 45th Anniversary with its annual Friends of CHC Luncheon on Friday, September 15. In addidtion to student scholarship recipients who spoke about their journey to Crafton, the luncheon included a brief trip down memory lane with Paul Barich, Redlands Councilmember, who attended Crafton the first year it opened. “Crafton was a great choice for me to start my education,” he said.

Gloria Macias Harrison also shared her educational journey from San Bernardino elementary schools to president of Crafton Hills College.

Crafton opened its doors the week of September 11, 1972.