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!