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2010-2011 Recipients

Dino Bozonelos - Award Recipient for May 2011 - photo with his students

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Pictured above:

Dennis Henderson, VVC Board President; Dino Bozonelos, Educator and honoree; Student members of the VVC Model United Nations Team


Duane Penfold - Apple Valley High School - April 2011 Recipient

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Pictured above:

Duane Penfold, AVHS Teacher and honoree; AVHS Students


William McElree - Educator and March 2011 Teachers Are Heroes Recipient - photo

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Pictured from left to right:

Mark Zacovic - Vice President of Instruction, VVC; Michael Kincaid - Principal, Granite Hills High School; William McElree - honoree; Charmian McElree - spouse; Patrick McElree - son; Alyssa Harris - friend; Vickie Ferguson - radio personality and Ozzie the Mascot


Allen Nuenschwander - Educator and TRH Recipient for February 2011 - photo

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Pictured from left to right:

Mark McKinney - Superintendent, Hesperia School District; Vicki Furgeson - Radio Personality; FOX 106.5 Mascot; Suzanne Happs - El Dorado Broadcasting; Lori Kildal - Dean, VVC; Garner Morris - Community Service Liaison - 1st Dist. Sup. Brad Mitzelfelt's Office; Allen Nuenschwander - TRH Recipient, Michelle Murphy - Principal, Mission Crest Elementary; Hardy Black - Hesperia School Board Vice President; Chris Bentley - Hesperia School Board President



Joyce Applegarth - Teachers Are Heroes Recipient and educator - photograph

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Pictured from left to right:

Robert Hill Principal, Discovery School of the Arts; David Zook, Chief of Staff First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt's office; Joyce Applegarth, kindergarten teacher and honoree; Coleen Quinn, radio personality; Lori Kildal, Dean VVC


Vivian Albitre - December 2010 Teachers Are Heroes Recipient and Teacher - photograph

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Pictured from left to right:

Suzanne Happs and Jim "the Jimmer" Dillman, El Dorado Broadcasting; Garner Morris, Field Rep. for 1st District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt; Lori Kildal, Dean VVC; Vivian Albitre, Honoree; Teresa Green, Principal and Ryan Plescia, Asst. Principal Kingston Elementary School


David Kniss - Teachers Are Heroes - November 2010 Recipient - photograph

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Pictured from left to right:

Suzanne Happs & Steve King, El Dorado Broadcasting; David Kniss, Honoree; Lori Kildal, Dean VVC; and Dr. George Sutton, Assistant Principal Victor Valley High School

 


Carrie Walczynski - Educator and Teachers Are Heroes award recipient for October 2010 - photo

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Pictured from left to right:

Jenelle Wanis, Serrano Student; Sharon Schlegel, Principal Serrano HS; Mark Zacovic, Interim VP - VVC; Ken Anderson, Field Rep. Supervisor Mitzelfelt's Office; Andy Walczynski, Husband; Carrie Walczynski, Honoree; Lori Kildal, Dean - VVC; Mia Johnson and Suzanne Hopps, El Dorado Broadcasting; and Priscilla Ruiz, Serrano Student.


Priscilla McAllister - Educator and Teachers Are Heroes Award Recipient for September 2010 - photograph with colleagues and family

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Pictured from left to right:

Mia Mocha, radio personality; Lori Kildal, Dean VVC; Dale Folkens, Principal Willow Park High School; Lisa Lawrence, Board member, AVUSD; Priscilla McAllister, honoree; Ron McAllister, husband; Erica Varela, family friend; Andrew McAllister, son; Thomas Hoegerman, Superintendent AVUSD; and Wilson So, Board member AVUSD.