Even though she still is recovering from an undisclosed medical condition she suffered earlier this month, KEYT anchor Paula Lopez appeared to receive received an honor Friday at the Santa Barbara High School Theatre.
Lopez and several other Dons alumni were named to the “Wall of Fame,” which honors graduates who have made significant community achievements. Lopez is a ninth-generation Santa Barbaran.
“I just want to thank in terms of being recognized, a lot of it is due to my KEYT family over the decades and our wonderful, wonderful viewers who have been so supportive of my career,” Lopez told the crowd at the ceremony.
Lopez is recovering from a medical incident where she was reported missing a few weeks ago. KEYT anchor C.J. ward said on air Friday night that Lopez will be resuming her job soon.