The CCI Honor Guard presented colors during the Nov. 20 playoff game at Tehachapi High School.

The CCI Honor Guard presented colors during the Nov. 20 playoff game at Tehachapi High School. From left are Lt. Rolando Gonzales, Sgt. Julio Hurtado, Officer Rachel Medovitch and Officer Dave Watson, Jr.

By Lt. Joshua Tyree, AA/Public Information Officer
California Correctional Institution

The Honor Guard from California Correctional Institution was requested by Tehachapi High School to present the United States and California flags before the Nov. 20 CIF Football playoff game on under the lights of Coy Burnet Stadium in Tehachapi.

The request was in honor and memorial of the lives lost in the terrorist attacks within Paris.

CCI Honor Guard presented the flags at the center of the field to the THS marching band playing the National Anthem.

Members of the CCI Honor Guard are Correctional Lt. Rolando Gonzales, Correctional Sgt. Julio Hurtado, Correctional Officer Rachel Medovitch and Correctional Officer Dave Watson, Jr.

Employees at CCI work to continually build a relationship with the community of Tehachapi and the students and faculty of the high school.

The CCI Honor Guard prepared to present colors Nov. 20. From left are Lt. Rolando Gonzales, Officer Rachel Medovitch, Sgt. Julio Hurtado and Officer Dave Watson, Jr.