Student Achievement Awards


Excellence In Student Achievement Awards Program

The Excellence in Student Achievement Awards program seeks to promote student achievement in school districts and assist local school boards in recognizing school leaders, staff and other individuals who have played an important role in improving student achievement at the local level.

2017 Student Achievement Award Recipients

2017 Student Achievement Award Criteria, Timeline and Nomination Form

2017 STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

The New Mexico School Boards Association (NMSBA) announced the recipients of the 2017 Excellence in Student Achievement Awards. The awards sponsored by NMSBA are presented to individuals selected by local boards of education throughout New Mexico who have played an important role in improving student achievement in their local school district. For additional information on the NMSBA Student Achievement Award Program please contact Joe Guillen, Executive Director at (505)983-5041. For specific information about award recipients, please contact the local school district. The fifty-seven (57) participating school boards and ninety-one (91) award recipients are listed below.

 

School Board                            Recipient                                                    Category

Alamogordo                             Peg Crim                                             Community Member

Albuquerque                            Rachel White                                       Teacher

Animas                                    Glennis Hayes                                      Staff

Aztec (2)                                  Tania Prokop                                       Administrator

Judy Englehart                                     Administrator

Bernalillo                                 Martin Montano                                   Staff

Bloomfield                               Amy Florez                                          Staff

Carlsbad                                  Deborah Beard                                    Administrator

Carrizozo                                 Dena Odell                                          Staff

Chama                                     Rayann Mora                                        Student

Cimarron                                 Adan Estrada                                       Administrator

Clayton                                    Brian Moore                                        Community Member

Cloudcroft                              Chris & Traci Scott                             Community Members

Clovis                                      Kalynn Baldock                                    Staff

Cobre                                      San Lorenzo Elementary                     Staff

Cuba                                       Elizabeth Tyler                                     Librarian

Des Moines                             Nan Whelan                                        Volunteer

Dexter                                     Larry VandenBout                               Staff

Dora                                        Steve Barron                                        Administrator

Espanola                                 Los Ninos Kindergarten Center          Staff

Estancia (2)                             Maria Chavez                                      Teacher

India Encinias                                      Teacher

Farmington                              Valerie Tulley                                      Administrator

Floyd                                       Sheri Chenault                                    Staff

Gadsden (5)                            Maggie Romero                                  Staff

Jennifer Park                                       Staff

Mathew Madrid                                   Student

Crystal Sanchez                                  Student

Damian Sanchez                                 Student

Hagerman                               Dink Denning                                      Staff

Hobbs                                      Jonathan Sarmiento                           Student

Jemez Mountain (2)                Myra Martinez                                   Teacher

David Fonken                                      Staff

Jemez Valley   (2)                   Marie Eloida Toya                               Staff

Jemez Valley Credit Union                  Community Member

Las Cruces                              Mike Milan                                           Community Member

Las Vegas City                        Fraternal Order of Eagles                  Civic Organization

Logan                                      Maureen Orgass                                  Staff

Lordsburg (6)                          Dana Arredondo                                  Staff

Sherrilyn Arredondo                            Community Member

Richard Chaires                                    Community Member

Brian Culberson                                   Staff

Ruthie Garza                                        Staff

Ashley Saenz                                       Staff

Los Alamos (3)                        Megan Lee                                          Staff

Heidi Schembri                                    Staff

Amy Bartlett-Gaunt                            Staff

Los Lunas (2)                          Patricia Powers                                   Staff

Jeri Garcia                                            Staff

Loving                                     Chevron Gas Co.                                Private Partner

Lovington                                Robert Riggins                                   Staff

Magdalena                              Sandra Saulsberry                              Staff

Mesa Vista (9)                         Azalea Griego                                     Student

Business Office Support                   Staff Members

Consuelo Ortiz                                    Student

Darien Halder                                      Student

Edwin Gurule                                      Staff

Jerralyn Terrazas                                Staff

Kimberly Vigil                                      Staff

Maryssa Martin                                   Student

Teresa Sandoval                                 Staff

Mora                                        Joaquin Maestas                                Staff

Moriarty-Edgewood              Amy Page                                           Staff

Mosquero                                Bob Libby                                           Staff

Pecos                                      Bernadette Rael                                  Staff

Penasco (2)                            Ben Sanchez                                       Staff

Dorothy Lopez                                    Staff

Pojoaque                                 Sondra Adams                                    Administrator

Portales                                   David Stone                                        Community Member

Quemado                                Carmelita Chavez                               Community Volunteer

Questa (2)                              Diane Leon                                          Teacher/Administrator

Barbara Martinez                                Teacher

Raton (2)                                Nancy Poe                                           Retired Educator

Richard Robilio                                    Staff

Rio Rancho                             Don Schlichte                                      Past Board President

Ruidoso                                  Corazon Barsana                                 Administrator

Santa Fe                                 Interfaith Coalition for Public Education Community Group

New Mexico Dreamers in Action      Community Group

Santa Rosa                             Anita Gonzales                                    Staff

Socorro (6)                             Anton Salome                                     Administrator

Peggy Lopez                                       Staff

Sharon Sessions                                 Community Member

Kim Schaffer                                       Administrator

Jeanne Johnston                                 GRADS Director

Socorro “Coyo” Wade                        Staff

Springer                                  Christopher Casias                            Student

Taos                                        Tanya Vigil                                          Volunteer

Tatum                                      Pilar Garcia                                        Staff

Tularosa                                  Cassandra Vickery                             Student

West Las Vegas (2)                Carmen Baca                                     Retired Educator

Valerie Villa-Lopez                            Staff