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2011-12 Recipients

2011-2012 Teachers R Heroes Year-End Banquet

Recipients Honored : May 24, 2012 @ Mama Carpino's Italian Restaurant in Apple Valley

2011-12 Teachers R Heroes Honorees

Teachers R Heroes honorees pose for a group photo following the awards program.

Seated in the front row from left are: Barbara Cirincione, Tina Simmons, and Diana Marler.
Pictured standing from left are
: Diana Tabet, Connie Rojas, Renee McAnulty, Steve Dinise, Pamela Van Oosbree, and Dr. Thomas Miller.

[ READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE - pdf ]


May 2012 Honoree - Renee McAnulty

School: Cottonwood Elementary School

Renee McAnulty - Educator and Teachers Are Heroes Award Recipient for May 2012 - photo

Pictured: Center (in the back), Educator Renee McAnulty and her Cottonwood Elementary School students.

[ READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE - pdf ]


April 2012 Honoree - Dianna Marlar

School: Goodwill Education Center

Dianna Marlar - Educator and Teachers Are Heroes Award Recipient - photo

Pictured from left to right:  Coleen Quinn, radio personality; Ozzy the mascot; Dianna Marler, honoree; Kevan Loyd, principal Goodwill Education Center; Lori Kildal, Dean VVC; and Garner Morris, Field Representation with first District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt’s Office.

[ READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE - pdf ]


March 2012 Honoree - Connie Rojas

School: Riverside Preparatory Elementary School

Connie Rojas with Officials Connie Rojas with students

Ozzie Fox 106.5 mascot enjoys the celebration for Riverside Preparatory Elementary School teacher Connie Rojas during a ceremony for the Teachers are Heroes program. Pictured in the front row from left are: Suzanne Happs, National Sales Coordinator with El Dorado Media; Marcy Christoffersen holding Bridget Christoffersen, Brock Christoffersen, Connie Rojas, Teachers are Heroes recipient; Brooke Christoffersen, Pepe Rojas, and Dr. Lori Kildal, Victor Valley College Dean of Academic Programs.

Back row from left are: Garner Morris, Field Representative for First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt; Kyla Rivera, Riverside Preparatory Elementary School Principal; Greg Lundeen, Riverside Preparatory High School Deputy Superintendent, Darrell Redmond, Riverside Preparatory High School Assistant Superintendent; Joseph B. Andreasen, Oro Grande School District Superintendent; Mike Buckhave, Riverside Preparatory High School Assistant Superintendent; and Cari Thomas, Mayor of Adelanto.

[ READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE - pdf ]


February 2012 Honoree - Barbara Cirincione

School: Rancho Verde Elementary School

Photo of Barbara Cirincione receiving her Teachers Are Heroes Award for February 2012

[ READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE - pdf ]


January 2012 Honoree - Steve Dinise

School: Lomitas Elementary School

Steve Dinise - Teachers Are Heroes Award Recipient and Educator - photo

Pictured from Left to Right:  Lori Kildal, Dean VVC; Michelle McCoy, Admin. Asst. for Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt’s office; Kenisha Williams, Principal Lomitas Elementary School; Steve Dinise, Honoree; Vickie Ferguson, radio personality El Dorado Braodcasting, Ozzie the Mascot; Maureen Mills Assistant Superintendent Victor Elementary School District. 

[ READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE - pdf ]


December 2011 Honoree - Pamela Van Oosbree

School: West Palm Conservatory

Pamela Van Oosbree - Teachers Are Heroes Award Recipient and educator - photo

Pictured (from left to right):  Jackie Lester, Principal West Palm Conservatory; Lori Kildal, Dean VVC; Pamela Van Oosbree, honoree; Vickie Ferguson, El Dorado Broadcasting; Garner Morris, Representative from First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt’s office; and Maureen Mills, Assistant Superintendent Victor Elementary School District..

[ READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE - pdf ]


November 2011 Honoree - Dr. Thomas Miller

School: Victor Valley College

Dr. Thomas Miller - Teachers Are Heroes Award Recipient and Educator - photo with his choral students

Pictured:  Dr. Thomas Miller and his choral students. 

[ READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE - pdf ]


October 2011 Honoree - Diana Tabet

School: Harold George Visual & Performing Arts Magnet & Middle School

Diana Tabet - Teachers Are Heroes Award Recipient and Educator - photo of her with her students.

Pictured:  Diana Tabet and her students.

[ READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE - pdf ]


September 2011 Honoree - Tina Simmons

School: Hollyvale Elementary School

Tina Simmons - Teachers Are Heroes Award Recipient and Educator - photo

Pictured (from left to right):  Karen Kelley, Assistant Principal Hollyvale; Jovi Yankaskas, Assistant Superintendent – Instructional Services – Hesperia School District; Matthew Fedders, Principal – Hollyvale; Vickie Ferguson, Eldorado Broadcasting; Ozzie the Mascot; Tina Simmons, Honoree; Lori Kildal, Dean VVC; Garner Morris, representative of First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt's office; Suzanne Happs, Eldorado Broadcasting; Mark McKinney, Superintendent Hesperia School District and Hardy Black, member of the Hesperia School Board..

[ READ THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE - pdf ]