1985 ESHS Hall of Fame Inductee



Richard Traweek
Class of 1961

Born:  March 28, 1944 - Place:  Los Angeles, California.
Parents:  Sherman and Edna Traweek.

At El Segundo High School

Participated in athletics, especially basketball and baseball; member of the Spanish Club.


Attended El Camino and Pepperdine University.


President and Chief Executive Officer of Traweek Investment Company, Inc.  He has been honored by special resolution by the California State Senate and Assembly.  He has established four annual scholarships for students at El Segundo High School

"Your high school years are magical times to learn and understand it is not necessary that this process ever end.  This thought was shared with me by a wonderful education and gentleman, Terry Crystal.  His thoughful instruction, countenance, and friendship were a true inspiration.  In your quest, please consider, 'The surest way to succeed is to determine not to fail.'"