Community Trailblazers
By Sentinel News Service
Published April 6, 2010


Community Trailblazers: LAUSD School Board Member Marguerite P. LaMotte recently recognized individuals and organizations for their achievements in enriching the lives of students within Board District 1. The annual awards ceremony, held March 27, honored: seated (l to r) Charlotte Higuchi, Founder and Director, UTLA’s Institute for Standards, Curricula and Assessments; Jeanne Parker, volunteer, Charnock Road Elementary School; Pompea Smith, CEO, Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles, Hollywood Farmer’s Market and Janalyn Glymph, General Manager, KLCS TV. Standing ( to r): Chris Shoaf, Founder and President, One Child At A Time Learning Institute; Cornell Ward, Executive Director, Unity One Foundation, Inc; Day Higuchi, former President, UTLA and Associate Director, UTLA’s Institute for Standards, Curricula and Assessments; Walter D. Renzi, volunteer, Charnock Road Elementary School; Veronica Soto, Director, Labor Relations and Small Business, LAUSD; Board Member Marguerite P. LaMotte; Marc Monforte, Interim Director, Materiel Management and Purchasing, LAUSD; Anabel Barragan, Program Manager, LAUSD’s “We Build” Local Worker Program; Vince Samuel, Teacher’s Assistant, Mid-City Magnet School and Darryl Lott, Teacher’s Assistant, Washington Prep High School. Not shown: Christine Feller, Project Manager, Heart of America Foundation; Carmen Moch, Group VP, Target Stores; and Washington alums and former “Emperors” service organization members: Anthony Penn (retired Fire Captain) and Ronald Weathersby, (public relations practitioner).


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