District employees receive recognition
Twenty classified employees of the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named Classified Employee of the Year by their schools and the district office. They will be recognized at a Governing Board meeting in October, invited to a recognition luncheon in November, and have their photographs displayed in the district office for the coming year.
This year’s honorees include James Aguirre, head custodian, Hart High School; Timothy Ballante, groundskeeper, administrative center; Sam Browning, administrative assistant, Academy of the Canyons; Judy Castilla, custodian, Canyon High School; Paula Davidson, administrative assistant, Early College High School; Cecelia Dhala Calabrano, receptionist, Arroyo Seco Junior High School.
Also, Manuel Gomez, groundskeeper, Placerita Junior High; Linda Greer, counseling office secretary, La Mesa Junior High; Randy Hurst, instructional assistant, Golden Oak Adult School; Todd Jackson, campus supervisor, Sequoia Charter School; Ann James, registrar, Bowman High School; Judith LaSalle, registrar, West Ranch High School; Pat Luna, administrative assistant, Learning Post High School.
Also, Linda Mehl, administrative assistant, Saugus High School; William Romney, campus supervisor, Rio Norte Junior High; Catherine Royal, secretary, Rancho Pico Junior High; Barbara Schiern, administrative assistant, Valencia High School; Jill Stirling, health assistant, Golden Valley High School; Rose Wagenaar, ASB secretary, Sierra Vista Junior High School; and Louise Willard, career transition advisor, Career Visions Center.
All of the honorees were selected by their school staff in recognition of the support they offer on a daily basis to teachers, administrators and the full school or district staff.
“Hart has approximately 765 classified employees who are invaluable to the district,” said Terri Shiner, director of classified personnel. “We’re very proud to have this opportunity to recognize and honor these outstanding employees who continue to help us do great things for students.”