Professor and coach Dave Schrock From Modesto Junior College, he received the highest honor of USA track and field.
The group presented Robert Jijingak Prize At its annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, it was named after a late coach at Yale University.
Shrock began his coaching career in 1976 at San Mateo College, then transferred to Stanford and San Jose Universities. He was appointed a track and cross country coach at MJC in 1996 and in 2003 became a Professor of Health and Physical Education.
Shrock led the Pirates to two Nor-Cal championships and produced 64 All-Americans. Spent 12 years as an assistant manager Modesto Relays, which brought world-class athletes to the city from 1942 to 2008. He has worked with USATF for over 50 years teaching coaches and other activities.
Shrock also led adventure tours around the world before coming to MJC. He spent 14 years taking people on African wildlife safaris, Himalayan mountain treks, and other excursions.
DMC Nurse Receives Safety Award
Recognized statewide group Rena Bryant, Registered Nurse at Doctors Medical CenterFor its work in keeping young drivers safe.
It happened at a lunch in San Diego for The influence of teenage driversWhich educates against reckless and distracted driving.
Bryant is the Injury Prevention Coordinator for Physicians’ Trauma Services and Coordinator Safe Kids Stanislaus. She has given presentations on various safety topics at local high schools, as well as other national teachers’ conferences.
Among them was a 2017 demonstration at Johansen High School on how to stop a massive bleeding in an emergency situation.
The lunch program shared more about the recipient: “As a bedside nurse, Rina saw the heartache that her community experienced when someone was injured or killed in a car accident. With these experiences and her passion for education, Rina happily left the floor nursing for the role of Injury Prevention Specialist and Safe Alliance Coordinator. Kids Stanislaus at Physicians Medical Center”.
Names of the director of Takaba Media
Jonathan Tillotson Promoted to Operations Manager at Takaba Media, a digital marketing agency in Modesto.
Founder and Director Ryan Dziadosz turns from Daily operations and moving to the Dallas area to run a sister company Farlow Media.
Tillotson served in the US Coast Guard and earned a bachelor’s degree in leadership management from Regent’s University in Virginia. He joined Takapa in 2018 as Creative Director and has worked on national commercials and other projects.
“John Dynamo has been an innovator and a promising leader since his first day at Takaba Media,” Dziadosz said in a press release.
Takaba, founded in 2012, operates from an office at 305 Downey Ave.
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This story was originally published December 18, 2021 7:00 a.m.