Winners of the S. June Pallack Excellence in Education Awards

πŸŽ‰πŸŒŸπŸŽ‰Congratulations to all winners and honored nominees of the 2021 S. June Pallack Excellence in Education Awards.

In 2016, the Pallack family created this award in memory of their mother and grandmother, a long-time Yuma educator, to recognize individuals other than classroom teachers for their contributions to educating children. Nominations are submitted by the community at large, including parents, students and co-workers.

Please join the Pallack family in celebrating this outstanding group who do so much for our community and our kids.

Administrator of the Year – Trish Valentin – H.L. Suverkrup Elementary
Honored Nominee – Julie Peach – Alyce Byrne Elementary
Honored Nominee – Ana Noriega – Valley Horizon Elementary
Support Services Person of the Year – Martha Fugate, Crane Elementary District Office
Honored Nominee – Africa Carrasco, Aztec High School
Honored Nominee – Maribel Peterson, Crane Middle School
Instructional Services Support Person of the Year – Gloria Quiroz, Gary Knox Elementary
Honored Nominee – Guillermo Blanquet, Crane Middle School
Honored Nominee – Crystal Garcia, Valley Horizon Elementary
Professional Services Person of the Year – Johna Meek, Crane District Office
Honored Nominee – David Robinson – Cibola High School
Honored Nominee – Teresa Davis – Cibola High School
Volunteer of the Year – Tricia Kinnell, Kofa High School
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