Parker is so fortunate to have so many impressive alumni. Over the years, three awards have been created to recognize some of these individuals. The Athletics Hall of Fame recognizes alumni who were talented athletes while they were students at Parker. These individuals were not only recognized within the CIF, but also by their teams and coaches. The Arts Hall of Fame recognizes talented alumni in the arts and the Distinguished Alumni Award is given to alumni who have made a difference in their community.
Louise Hanson Marshall ’26
In 1975, she moved back to Southern California and became the administrative assistant at the Brain Research Institute, University of California at Los Angeles, (1975-1980). She moved into the role of research associate in 1981 and while serving as the associate director neuroscience history archives (1980-1990) and became director in 1991. Ms. Marshall is a published author who wrote about neuroscience.
During her life, Ms. Hanson was an avid volunteer. She was part of the Society for Neuroscience (secretary-treasurer 1970-1971), American Physiological Society (education committee 1958-1961), and the American Association History of Medicine.
An annual award was named for her within the Society for Neuroscience for an individual working outside of neuroscience in promoting the professional advancement of women in the field through organizational leadership, teaching, and public advocacy.