Local man graduates from Maritime Academy
May 22, 2013Thomas Polito graduated cum laude from California Maritime Academy on May 11, 2013. He currently works at the Port of Oakland for American President Lines as a port supervisor. Polito will begin his job as a trainmaster for BNSF Railway in September. He will train in Fort Worth, Texas and Kansas City and begin working in January in Lincoln, Nebraska. Polito graduated from VCHS in 2009. He is the youngest son of Bob & Mary Polito, and grandson of Dr Bob & Rose Polito of Valley Center.