VIDEO: Billy Mulligan, Jr. honored by RCC staff members

BILLY MULLIGAN JR.

Position: Co-sports information coordinator, journalism assistant for Viewpoints and reporter for Viewpoints.

Despite being born with cerebral palsy, he found a niche reporting for Viewpoints, the RCC newspaper. Mulligan’s interest for RCC athletics began when his father was named men’s basketball head coach, according to the RCC website. He reported on the Tigers’ athletic program for 18 years. After earning a degree from Cal State Fullerton in communications Mulligan became the journalism assistant for Viewpoints. In 1985 former president of the college, Charles A. Kane, hired him as the co-sports information coordinator with Chris Foster. Foster is now a sports writer for the LA Times. Mulligan is set to be receiving the Contributor Award. Today, Mulligan resides in San Clemente, where he follows his brothers’ coaching exploits at Capo Valley High School and San Clemente High School. He continues to write, working on a family notebook and other projects, according to the RCC website.