SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

NewsChannel 3 is pleased to share how our own Paula Lopez is doing.

She received quite an honor Friday at a ceremony held at the Santa Barbara High School Theatre.

Lopez joined other alumni from the high school named to the "Wall of Fame," a place to honor graduates who have made significant achievements in the community.

Paula said, “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.”

Paula is recovering from a medical incident where she was reported missing a few weeks ago.