The Spirit of San Juan 2017 honorees were:
Dan BrownDan is a long-time math teacher who leads Sylvan’s annual holiday food drive, which has helped hundreds of families in the Citrus Heights community. He also goes above and beyond to help students who need school supplies or transportation to school.
Math teacher, Sylvan Middle School
Erin FreyErin is an active parent, PTA board member, yard duty and Boy Scouts leader. She volunteers her time at the school and her generosity makes her the go-to person for help with events and projects.
Volunteer, Twin Lakes Elementary School
JoAnne LangJoAnne began volunteering with the district ten years ago and is currently an active volunteer in a kindergarten classroom. Turning 80 years old this coming summer, JoAnne remains active in her community and is committed to sharing her positive energy.
Volunteer, Whitney Avenue Elementary
Omar MarroquinOmar coaches soccer and volleyball teams, and recently began working as an instructional aid at Encina. He is often seen going above and beyond for his students, including putting in time on the weekends to set-up activities.
Coach, Encina Preparatory High School
Rosina RuanoRosina is known for her positive attitude and her deep relationships with community partners. Despite battling cancer, she continues to share her positive attitude and dedication with the students at Howe Avenue Elementary.
Bilingual instructional assistant, Howe Avenue Elementary School
Tammi SheltonAlong with her duties of being vice principal, Tammi has gone above and beyond for her students by foster caring for two students who needed temporary care. Tammi works tirelessly to find solutions to improve the lives of her students and staff.
Vice Principal, Dyer-Kelly Elementary SchoolCheck out photos from the Spirit of San Juan 2017 below.
Last Modified on January 10, 2018