• Congratulations to all of the 2023 Torch Award Recipients

    This year’s nominee field was extremely competitive. We received 276 nominations and 30 amazing recipients were selected for embodying PPS’s Educator Essentials and Core Values

    It was our honor to recognize the recipients at a celebration and dinner at Warner Pacific University on April 26, 2023. Photos of the event can be found in this album courtesy of PPS and Beth Conyers and in this album courtesy of Antonio Harris.

    Below are the names of all 30 recipients as well as photos of the 28 that were able to attend. (Please note that the names do not correspond to the images.)

  • 2023 Torch Awards Group Photo

  • Lonna Barber
    Training Consultant


    Ligena Hein
    Director - Benefits


    Danielle Bell
    Campus Safety Associate


    Kristin Irwin
    School Psychologist


    Rebecca Berry
    Principal


    Ruqayya Jarad
    Teacher


    Tara Bourland
    Principal


    Madeline Kokes
    HS Career Coordinator


    Melina Carabajal
    Teacher


    Raquel Laiz
    Student Success Prgm Mgr

  • Fermin Martinez
    Custodian


    Stephen Espe
    Athletic Coach


    Shakyla Mosley
    School Admin Assistant


    Deane Eure
    Para Communication Behavior


    Terry Proctor
    Comm & Public Affairs Manager


    Susan Fodell
    Speech Language Pathologist


    Mila Rodriguez-Adair
    QMHP on Special Assignment


    Christopher Frazier
    Principal


    David Rodriguez
    Student Management Specs


    Samantha George
    Para Functional Living Skills

  • Isaac Cardona
    Area Senior Director


    Christy LeeWehage
    Teacher


    Jenny Cha
    Student Success Programs Supervisor


    Megan LeSueur
    SPED Records Clerk


    Nicole Deniston
    Teacher


    Michael Sanchez
    School Admin Assistant


    Darshanpreet Gill
    Teacher


    Dawn Soderquist
    Teacher


    Tobin Gollihar
    Para Social Emotional


    Curtis Wilson Ill
    Assistant Principal

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