2018 AZALAS Annual Conference Awards and Recognition

We would like to extend gratitude to our keynote speakers!

Rocío Inclán – Keynote Speaker

Eugene García – Keynote Speaker

Annual Conference Awards and Recognition

Mr. Herman Moya, Retired Superintendent, Founding Committee Member

Dr. Stan Paz, Retired Superintendent,  Founding Committee member

Sergio Arredondo, Jr. Tolleson Union High School District, Student Art Contest Winner
with President Nora Gutierrez

Ms. Deanna Cuevas, Academic Support Specialist Sunnyside Unified School District, $5,000 Ben Barcon Scholarship

Mr. Sam Granillo, Assistant Principal Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District, $5,000 Valley Schools Mgt Group Scholarship

Mr. Alfonso Landey, Principal Alhambra Elementary School District, $10,000, Alejandro Perez/McCarthy Construction Scholarship

Dr. Jacob Chavez, Superintendent Cartwright Elementary School District, AZALAS Outstanding Superintendent of the Year with President Nora Gutierrez

Ms. Belinda Quezada, Principal Pendergast Elementary School District, AZALAS Outstanding Administrator of the Year with President Nora Gutierrez

Mr. Arturo Carrizoza, Retired Administrator and Consultant, AZALAS Lifetime Achievement Award

Mr. Jose Arenas, School Board Member, Pendergast Elementary School District, Outstanding School Board Member with President Nora Gutierrez

Ms. Corina Madruga, School Board Member, Tolleson Union High School District, Outstanding School Board Member with President Nora Gutierrez

Ms. Tida Garcia, School Board Member, Tolleson Elementary School District, Outstanding School Board Member with President Nora Gutierrez

Mr. Rene Martinez, Assistant Principal Isaac Elementary School District, Leaders of Tomorrow Award with President Nora Gutierrez

Mr. Louie Ramirez, Academic Support Specialist Sunnyside Unified School District, Leaders of Tomorrow Award
with President Nora Gutierrez

Student art contest award winner with teachers

President Nora Gutierrez commences the conference

Award winner with President Nora Gutierrez

Herman Moya – Award winner with President Nora Gutierrez

AHSAA original board members

AZALAS Sponsors

AZALAS Sponsors

AZALAS Sponsors

AZALAS Sponsors

Outstanding Board Member award recipients with President Nora Gutierrez

Dr. Jacob Chavez, Superintendent Cartwright Elementary School District, AZALAS Outstanding Superintendent of the Year

Danny Ortega  – Legal counsel over the years with President Nora Gutierrez and sister Hilda Ortega Rosales, Pendergast board member

Phil Tevassi – ESI owner and 30th anniversary posters sponsor with President Nora Gutierrez

Gisselle Herrera – Conference Co-Chair

Juan Ceja – Conference Co-Chair with Gisselle Herrera and Arturo Carrizoza

Executive Director Panfilo Contreras

President Nora Gutierrez, Arturo Carrizoza and Executive Director Panfilo Contreras

Dr. Jacob Chavez, Herman Moya, and Dr. Jose Leyba – History of AHSAA/AZALAS presenters