CSU Maritime Academy 

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2003 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

 

Capt. Johnston was an active recruiter for Cal Maritime throughout his career and followed the school’s affairs closely. He also served for much of his working career as Vice President with A. Teichert and Son, a contracting and construction materials company, and participated in numerous professional, business and civic organizations including the Auburn Gold Country Rotary, Navy League, and the Sutter Club. In 1983 he was appointed by California Governor George Deukmejian to the Academy’s Board ofGovernors and was named as Chairman the following year.

In 1990, Johnston and his wife Sue honored the Academy by creating a living trust provision for the school in their wills, establishing a charitable gift annuity. “The annuity is our way of saying thank you, and of helping the school when funds are so needed,” they said at the time of the donation.In 2003, Capt. Johnston was selected as one of the first recipients of The California Maritime Academy Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award.Upon learning of the honor he said, “I am most appreciative and honored. I…creditmuch of my success and recognition to my…years at the Academy.” 

In 2003, Capt. Johnston was selected as one of the first recipients of The California Maritime Academy Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award.Upon learning of the honor he said, “I am most appreciative and honored. I…credit much of my success and recognition to my…years at the Academy.” 

 

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Did you know that the U.S. Department of Education recently released findings that show Cal Maritime graduates have the highest average earnings of any California university ten years after enrollment and they have the seventh highest in the U.S.?

 

Did you know that the U.S. Department of Education recently released findings that show Cal Maritime graduates have the highest average earnings of any California university ten years after enrollment and they have the seventh highest in the U.S.?
 

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