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April 8, 2002

CSUS College of Education to honor
leaders in education and business

The College of Education at California State University, Sacramento will hold its 13th awards banquet "Better Together - A Partnership of Education, Business and Community," at 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 26 in the University Union Ballroom on campus.

The event honors scholarship recipients, educators, business leaders and friends of education. Education partnership service awards will go to Rex Fortune, superintendent of Center Unified School District; Kelvin Lee, superintendent of Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District; and David Tooker, superintendent of the Natomas Unified School District.

Business partnership service awards will go to Point West Rotary Club, the Rancho Cordova Grapevine Independent, Sacramento Area Congregations Together, Washington Mutual-Florin Road and Washington Mutual-Arden Way. Thirteen other individuals and business will also receive special recognition.

In addition, the event marks the first year several new endowed scholarships will be awarded. They are: the Jane Ducey Memorial Scholarship, the Carole I. O'Brien Memorial Scholarship, the Escalameza Scholarship and the California Retired Teachers Association State Capital Division's Delores M. Toto Memorial Graduate Scholarship.

Tickets for banquet are $35 per person or $350 per table of 10. Reservations should be made by April 19. To RSVP or for additional information, call (916) 278-3618.


For further information, send an e-mail to or contact
public affairs at (916) 278-6156. For ticketed events, call the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323.   

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