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Celebrating our Luminarias

Awardees with diplomas

Congratulations to our Luminarias!

The Alisal Education Foundation honored 35 outstanding Alisal Union School District employees and one community member during its anual Luminarias celebration, which took place April 26 at the Salinas Sports Complex.

The annual event also doubles up as a fundraiser for sending our students to science camp.

Honored employees were:

Norma García and Rosalinda Rodríguez from Alisal Community

Yesenia Gutierrez and Eladio González from Bardin Elementary

Angelina Villegas and May Maldonado from Chávez Elementary

Blake Doherty and María Díaz from Creekside Elementary

Estela Mercado Rodríguez and Gilberto Núñez from Frank Paul Elementary

María Navarro and Rosario Sánchez from Fremont Elementary

María Valladares and María Ortega from MLK Academy

Rosa Mederos, Ricardo García, Rosa Mejía and Irma Vázquez from Dr. Oscar Loya

Tara Campton and Lupita Sánchez from Virginia Rocca Barton

Sally Jamieson and Lorena Rodríguez from Jesse G. Sánchez

Julie Zabala and Stephanie Trujillo from Steinbeck Elementary

Irma Zúñiga and Pedro Reyes from Monte Bella Elementary

Tina Magallan from Human Resources

Robert Hernández from Business Services

Patricia M. Rodríguez from Fiscal Services

José de Jesús Sánchez from Technology

Albert Rocamora from Maintenance, Operations, Transportation and Safety

Sergio Flores from Transportation

Francisca Tarango from Migrant Education

Aurora Olivares from Extended Learning

Oralia Villanueva from the Family Resource Centers Network

Irene Merrill, community member and Rotarian extraordinaire.


Congratulations to all our awardees! Your hard work has been noticed!

For photos of the event, click here.