April 10, 2001
Event Honors Future
Teachers, Education Supporters
The California State University, Sacramento
College of Education's 12th annual awards banquet - featuring
more scholarships for future teachers than ever and honoring
an impressive group of education supporters - is set for 6:30
p.m., Friday, April 20 in the University Union Ballroom.
At the event, the College of Education will present 52 scholarships
worth $41,000. Among them will be the first Wilson Riles Education
Scholarship, which was created by the Education Chapter of
the CSUS Alumni Association and is funded by the chapter and
The College will also honor outstanding individuals and organizations
nominated by educators throughout the Capital Region.
Receiving a special tribute will be William R. Murchison,
superintendent of the Rio Linda Union Elementary School District.
Receiving the Education Partnership Service Awards will be:
Larry M. Buchanan, superintendent of Grant Joint Union High
School District; Douglas R. McCauley, executive vice president
of the Coalition for Construction in the Classroom; Janice
Booker of Allstate Insurance Company; Margaret Casio of Apple
Corporation; Tim Comstock, CEO of the California Dental Association;
Roy Herburger, publisher of the Elk Grove Citizen; Gardis
Mundt of the American River Women's Club; and Gerard Ortner
of Sutter Terrace Dental Group.
Receiving Special Recognition Awards will be: Ruth Elizabeth
Ballard, professor of biological sciences at CSUS; Teri Burns,
a school board member of the Natomas Unified School District;
Guillermina Campos, a teacher at Woodland's Beamer Elementary
School; Charles Curran, Carmen Crujido, Joan Fedro and Tom
Gardner, who are teachers in the CSUS/Elk Grove Teacher Educational
Collaborative; Jan Jett, program specialist with Elk Grove
Unified School District; Frank Meder, coordinator of the Sacramento
City Unified School District/CSUS Intern Program; Alice Parente;
coordinator of Leonardo da Vinci Elementary School's Very
Special Arts Program; Gigg Powers, superintendent of the Loomis
Union School District; and Barbie Ross, coordinator of the
Sacramento County Office of Education's California Technology
Tickets to the event are $35 each and $350 per table. Sponsorships
are available. Contributions help support scholarships within
the CSUS College of Education.
More information is available at (916) 278-4695. Media assistance
is available by contacting the CSUS public affairs office
at (916) 278-6156.
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