Americana Awards

Cypress College Foundation Americana Awards

44th Annual Americana Awards
Sponsored by Union Bank
Disneyland Hotel Grand Ballroom
Saturday, February 23, 2019
No-Host Cocktails & Silent Auction at 5:30 p.m.
Dinner at 7 p.m.
Black Tie Encouraged

About Americana

The Americana Awards is Cypress College’s signature event, attracting 600 guests. Held at the Disneyland Hotel, Americana is now in its 44th year. Proceeds support the work of the Cypress College Foundation. The Foundation funds student scholarships, student book loans and emergency assistance, faculty grants, endowment development, and more.

To see photographs from last year’s event, please visit our Americana Awards photo gallery.


Woman of the Year

  • Jill Bolton

2019 Americana Citizens of the Year

  • Jim and Lori Dinwiddie, Anaheim
  • Leslee Milch, Buena Park
  • Charles Williams, Cypress
  • A.G. and Kelly Anvari, Garden Grove
  • Gregory Goodyear, La Palma
  • Emil Jorge, Los Alamitos
  • Greg and Gina Phillips, Seal Beach
  • Glenn McElroy, Stanton

View photos of our honorees here.


  • Coach Scott Pickler
  • Coach Brad Pickler


To make your Americana reservation and payment online, please click here. Note: You will be directed to an external website to complete the transaction.