Escondido Council Receives Public Champion Award

The Escondido Union School District’s State of the District Address by Superintendent Luis Rankins-Ibarra was held Monday, February 11, 2019, in the Center Theater of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. At that meeting, Ninth District PTA’s Escondido Council of PTAs received this year’s Public Champion Award for their work in the community.

Barbara Aguilar, Escondido Council President, said “This was awesome. We look forward to our continued partnership with EUSD and the City of Escondido. We worked hard to form great partnerships within our community, especially our parents! EUSD is home to a majority of second language learners. Together we our advocating for our children and supporting their futures. A special shout out to Denae Senise who is a backbone in our council, and our awesome art docent.”

Council & EUSD photo

Starting at left is Superintendent Dr. Luis Rankins-Ibarra; Escondido Council board members Carmen Mendoza-Fuentes, Lori Perez, Birgitte Bradshaw, Barbara Aguilar, Tiffany Bukowski, Brandy Crislip, Denae Senise; and Ninth District PTA board members Shawna Straw and Derby Pattengill.