Class of 2014
Sandy Johnson-Shaw | Record setting female Track star specializing in shot put, discus & javelin (1979-81). Still holds school record thirty years after leaving DVC with a 44’2.5” mark in Shot Put with state runner-up finish in 1981. Also started for the Women’s Basketball team. DVC female athlete of the year in 1980-81. Earned A.A. degree at DVC (‘81) & B.S. from Boise State (‘85). Track scholar- ship to Boise State and finished 2nd at Nationals (1982) with a Shot Put mark of 46’2”. Distin- guished teacher at Mt. Diablo HS since 1985. In 1999, founder of the Medical & Biotechnology Academy at MDHS. Mt. Diablo Unified Teacher of the Year for 2007-08.
Monica Metcho-Perkins | Greatest All-Around female gymnast in school history. Started at age 8 and spent sever- al years training at Diablo Gymnastics. As a frosh at DVC (1981) finished 3rd at the State Championships in the All-Around competition. In 1982, despite missing most of the reg- ular season with a fractured foot, became the only female in school history to win State gymnastics All-Around title. Led squad to State runner-up finish. Also won State title in Balance Beam event in 1982. Ygnacio Valley HS grad who earned her B.A. from CSU- Hayward.
Ryan Nohr | Record setting slugger in ‘98 & ‘00. First Team All-Bay Valley Conference selection both seasons. Missed the ‘99 season due to injury. Unanimous JC All-American pick in 2000, helping DVC to Super Regional round of state playoffs. In 2000, hit .410 and set All-Time school records with Most Hits (50), RBI (52), Doubles (21) and Total Bases (98) in a Conference season. Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers after 2000 season. Named to DVC All Half-Century team. Manager of local business, Nohr’s Auto Sales in Walnut Creek.
1982 Women’s Gymnastics Team | Highest finish of any gender Gymnastics team in school history, state runner-up in 1982. It was the 2nd to last season of Gymnastics before it was discontinued at DVC and statewide soon after. The 1982 Women’s Team won the Golden Gate Conference title and then placed 2nd at the State Championships behind state champ, Orange Coast College. Monica Metcho won the State All-Around title and Kathy McFetridge, Karen Atwater, Mary Miller & Amy Boltz all earned points in different events at the state meet. Head Coach of “Jack’s Girls” was Jack Smith, inducted into DVC’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011 (see Page 29).
1989 DVC Football Team | Won the Golden Gate Conference Championship (6-0) and became the only undefeated regular season football team in school history (1951-present), finishing 10-0. They beat San Jose City College in the final regular season game to win the Golden Gate Conference outright and secure an undefeated regular season. Head Coach Ed Hall (inducted into DVC’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012) was voted as the Coach of the Year for the Golden Gate Conference. The team participated in the 2nd ever post-season Sequoia Bowl in Visalia. They finished the regular season ranked #1 in Nor-Cal, #3 in State, & #5 in the nation.