Community Members Recognized
At an awards ceremony on April 4, the El Dorado County School Boards Association (EDCSBA) recognized the outstanding contributions made by members who serve on county and district education boards. County Superintendent of Schools Ed Manansala, Ed.D. thanked all attendees for their contributions and remarked, "We are living in a time of pivotal change in education, and it's humbling to see the bold leadership and promise in this room."
During the event, school districts county-wide programs were highlighted in a presentation designed by Larry Green, President of EDCSBA. He recognized the efforts of the awardees, teachers, administrators, staff, parents and community members towards educating El Dorado County children. “These deserving members of our community truly care about the schools in El Dorado County. Thousands of children have benefited from their contributions towards educating our students. We can be proud of the educational opportunities available in our county.”
Awards were presented in five different categories:
Outstanding Community Member/Organization: The Van Gilder family (Camino Union School District); Gordon Vicini (Placerville Union School District); Tooraj and Adorea Agahi (Pollock Pines Elementary School District); Patty Eddie Zacapa (Rescue Union School District) were acknowledged for their contributions of time, financial support and assistance in delivering educational services. Members of the community realize that educating a child is, indeed, the business of everyone.
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