Employees, Teachers, and Administrators of the Year

Photo of recipients

Celebration of the Stars 2018-2019

Congratulations to our 2018-2019 Teachers and Employees of the Year!

Celebration of the Stars - Teacher of the Year 2019, Tucson Unified

Photo of Altoria VardimanCampus Care Staff
Employee of the Year

Altoria Vardiman

Doolen Middle School

Photo of Rachel RuderClassified Campus Support Staff
Employee of the Year

Rachel Ruder

Safford K-8 School

Photo of Karen EvansCertified Campus Support Staff
Employee of the Year

Karen Evans

Valencia Middle School

Photo of Hanna CordovaCampus Office Support
Employee of the Year

Hanna Cordova

Henry Elementary School

Photo of Jeffrey SawyerDistrict Support
Employee of the Year

Jeffrey Sawyer

African American Student Services

Photo of Liza Olguín PulidoTeacher Assistant
of the Year

Liza Olguín Pulido

Mission View Elementary School

Photo of Julia Velasco McGeeCounselor of the Year

Julia Velasco McGee

Davidson Elementary School

Photo of Marisela CampilloAssistant Principal
of the Year

Marisela Campillo

Hollinger K-8 School

Photo of Sarah AndricopoulosElementary/K-8 Principal
of the Year

Sarah Andricopoulos

Davidson Elementary School

Photo of Theresa TenaceSecondary Principal
of the Year

Theresa Tenace

Mary Meredith K-12 School

Photo of Imelda CortezRising Star
Teacher of the Year

Imelda G. Cortez

Pueblo High School

Photo of Katherine MakovicElementary School
Teacher of the Year

Katherine Makovic

Ford Elementary School

Photo of Anita RaptisK-8 School
Teacher of the Year

Anita Z. Raptis

Morgan Maxwell K-8 School

Photo of Adam DrudgeMiddle School
Teacher of the Year

Adam Drudge

Alice Vail Middle School

Photo of Jennifer Wakefield FlaggHigh School
Teacher of the Year

Jennifer Wakefield Flagg

Teenage Parent High School

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Campus Teachers of the Year

Campus Teachers By School

  • Agave/Distance Learning - Cynthia Winston
  • Alice Vail Middle School - Adam Drudge
  • Banks Elementary School - Terri Watson-Johnson
  • Blenman Elementary School - Annette Bejarano
  • Bloom Elementary School - Rebekah Rucker
  • Bonillas Basic Curriculum Magnet School - Lynnette Lehman
  • Booth-Fickett Math/Science MagnetSchool - Michael Tinkey
  • Borman K-8 School - Veronica Bonner
  • Borton Magnet Elementary School - Katherine Fouts
  • C. E. Rose K-8 School - Isaiah (Zachary) Washington
  • Carrillo Magnet School - Monique Peralta
  • Catalina High School - Janet Lumsden
  • Cavett Elementary School - Angela Saltz
  • Cholla High School - Kayla Spies
  • Collier Elementary School - Jennifer Thornton
  • Cragin Elementary School - Leslie Anderson Ryan
  • Davidson Elementary School - Gail Shinn
  • Davis Bilingual Elementary Magnet School - Sonia Castellanos
  • Dietz K-8 School - Jennifer Wortman
  • Dodge Traditional Magnet Middle School - Marisol Karn
  • Doolen Middle School - Rene Acereto
  • Drachman Montessori K-8 Magnet School - Sixto Valdez-Leyva
  • Dunham Elementary School - Kimberly Emmett
  • Erickson Elementary School - Ellen Floyd
  • Ford Elementary School - Katherine Makovic
  • Fruchthendler Elementary School - Linda Koehler
  • Gale Elementary School - Megan Pessin
  • Gridley Middle School - Denise Rogers
  • Grijalva Elementary School - Maria Elena Salazar
  • Henry Elementary School - Gina Rosen
  • Holladay Magnet Elementary School - Jennifer Lee
  • Hollinger K-8 School - Dulce Balaban
  • Howell Elementary School - Kaye Wingfield
  • Hudlow Elementary School - Diana Beltran
  • Johnson Primary School - Felicia Martinez
  • Kellond Elementary School - Stephanie Romanik
  • Lawrence 3-8 School - Shawn Hedayati
  • Lineweaver Elementary School - Jennifer Swansen
  • Lynn/Urquides Elementary School - John Utne
  • Magee Middle School - Randy Myers
  • Maldonado Elementary School - Jackie Carrillo
  • Mansfeld Middle Magnet School - Amanda Falk
  • Manzo Elementary School - Lizeth Quijada-Grijalva
  • Marshall Elementary School - Carol Ruiz
  • Mary Belle McCorkle Academy of Excellence K-8 - Leticia Madril
  • Mary Meredith K-12 - Samuel West
  • Miles Exploratory Learning Center - Rebecca McKee
  • Miller Elementary School - Mary Zeller
  • Mission View Elementary School - Jessica Smith
  • Morgan Maxwell K-8 School - Anita Z. Raptis
  • Myers/Ganoung Elementary School - Maxine Daly
  • Ochoa Community Elementary School - Lochani Senia
  • Oyama Elementary School - Jennifer Raymond
  • Palo Verde High Magnet School - Melody Andrade
  • Pistor Middle School - Ashley Gleeson
  • Project MORE - Michael Daniel
  • Project MORE - DAEP Kelley McClintock
  • Pueblo Gardens K-8 School - Miriah Lynn Douglas
  • Pueblo High School - Johny Vargas
  • Rincon High School - Stacia Reeves
  • Roberts/Naylor K-8 School - Elizabeth Engler
  • Robins K-8 School - Marissa Amado Ballesteros
  • Robison Magnet Elementary School - Margaret Gallego
  • Roskruge Bilingual Middle Magnet School - Daniel Manship
  • Sabino High School - David Kukla
  • Safford K-8 Magnet School - Cindy James
  • Sahuaro High School - Robin DePugh
  • Sam Hughes Elementary School - Christopher Rodarte
  • Santa Rita High School - Pamela Dominguez
  • Secrist Middle School - Kevin Phillips
  • Sewell Elementary School - Sophia Rechel
  • Soleng Tom Elementary School - Jennifer Warren
  • Steele Elementary School - Robin Plouffe
  • Teenage Parent High School (TAP) - Jennifer Wakefield Flagg
  • Tolson Elementary School - Adriana Pena-Mendoza
  • Tucson High Magnet School - James Fennewald
  • Tully Elementary Magnet School - Beth Darnell
  • University High School - James Lerch
  • Utterback Middle School of the Arts - Jennifer Veit
  • Valencia Middle School - Katharine Clayberg
  • Van Buskirk Elementary School - Kathy Conley
  • Vesey Elementary School - Anthony Faulkner
  • Warren Elementary School - Christine Hermes
  • Wheeler Elementary School - Elizabeth Valenzuela
  • White Elementary School - Lily Ortiz
  • Whitmore Elementary School - Andriana Brandon
  • Wright Elementary School - Patty Guenther

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Press Release, May 9, 2019

Mariachi from Hollinger perform at event
Hollinger Mariachi provide entertainment

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