• Apple Awards:  apple Teacher with Apple

    Centurion staff members impact  the academic and personal lives of students daily.

    Student Acknowledgements to CHS Staff

                                                                         

     

     
     
     
     
     apple Greg Chapman
     Nominated by: Xavier Ramirez
    "No matter what you can always count on him."

    apple Daniel Echeverria
    Nominated by: Geri Castelan
    "I can always count on him when I need help in math."

    apple Ernesto Figueroa
    Nominated by: Geri Castelan
    "He makes learning French fun and easy."
     
    apple Robert Govier
    Nominated by: Geri Castelan
    "He is an amazing coach and I know he's got my back."
     
    apple Elizabeth Guerrero
    Nominated by: Arturo Perez
    "You are so passionate about your job and I am so lucky that I have you for a teacher."
     
    apple Susan Herrera
    Nominated by: Martin Sanchez
    "She cares for her students. She makes us feel that we are important"
     
    apple Chris Leal
    Nominated by: Mixtli Leal and Jasmine Perez
    "He kept pushing me in my grades. I brought up my math grade from an F to an A."
    "He is a great math teacher  because he challenges us to do our best "

    apple Jennifer Ruvalcaba
    Nominated by: Jacqueline Barrera
    "She was there when I needed her the most."
      apple Marta Sanchez
    Nominated by: Xavier Ramirez and Martin Sanchez
    "Thank you for always being there.    
    "Thank you for believing in me and not giving up on me."

    apple Tom Smith
     Nominated by: Mixtli Leal and Jasmine Perez
    "He worked with me on how to solve problems with others."
    " He helped me in improving my grades."
     
    apple Mireya Vazquez
    Noninated by: Graciela Murillo
    "She is always concerned about my well being."

     apple
                      Hector Medrano (Recipient of the Golden Apple)
    Nominated by: Kevin Alberto, Raul Amaral, Agu Jose Agustin, Luis Bravo, Jesse Carrasco, Daniel Cervantes, Manuel Contreras, Brian Cruz, Edgard De Jesus, Miguel Duarte, Edgard Espinoza, Jose Luis Hernandez, Edgar Lazaro, Guillermo Lopez, Magdiel Mendoza, Juan Moreno, Chris  Navas, Brian Orozco, Amirgy Pineda, Ronaldo Pineda, Jesus Rojas, Daniel Sanchez, Heladio Sanchez, Aureliano Tafoya and Cesar Tellez.
     
    apple John Beaumont:
    Nominated by: Kimmy Rojo
    apple Linsey Bojorquez:
    Nominated by Nohemi Ramos
    apple Merlo Butler:
    Nominated by Joe Franco
    apple Jason Dallas
    Nominated by: Daniel Aguilar
    apple Daniel Echeverria
    Nominated by: Rocsanna Valle
    apple Mario Enriquez
    Nominated by: Freddy Bahena and Nohemi Ramos
    apple Alan Gersten
    Nominated by: Evelyn Sandoval
    apple Yolanda Gonzalez
    Nominated by: Daniel Aguilar
    apple Rich Hollis
    Nominated by: Nohemi Ramos
    apple Melissa Kolbeck
    Nominated by: Kimmy Rojo and Rocsanna Valle
    apple Jessica Manntai
    Nominated by: Freddy Bahena


    apple Julia Montes
    Nominated by: Francisco Vazquez
    apple Mireya Vazquez
    Nominated by: Ulises Orozco
    apple Jennifer Yaeger
    Nominated by: Marcelo Soto
     
    apple Joaquin Alvarado
    Nominated by: Jesus Gutierrez
     
     
    apple Christina Avila
    Nominated by: Adrianna Cruz
     
     
    apple John Beaumont
    Nominated by: Emili Peralta
     
     
    apple Merlo Butler
    Nominated by: Rene Camero and Adrianna Gallegos
     
     
    apple Greg Chapman
    Nominated by: Michelle Galvan, Yanin Hinojosa and Ruth Leon
     
     
    apple George Chen
    Nominated by: Adrianna Alejandra
     
     
    apple Judith Conde
    Nominated by: Miriam Vargas
     
     
    apple Ted Crego
    Nominated by: Steven Aguilar

    apple Christian Cushing-Murray
    Nominated by: Victor Aguilar, Sandy Aguirre, Reaksa Bory, Claudia Cardenas, Yaneth Carlos, Deenis Castillo, Jacqueline Cortez, Nestor Garcia, Eric Hay and Agustin Hernandez.
     
     
    apple Julie de la Pena
    Nominated by: Yoselyn Sixtos
     
     
    apple Mark Elway
    Nominated by: Geri Castelan and Monique Garcia
     
     
    apple Art Enriquez
    Nominated by: Bryan Corona
     
     
    apple Briann Fidel
    Nominated by: Fabian Garcia
     
     
    apple Ernesto Figueroa
    Nominated by: Gersi Castelan, Ivan Trujillo and David Vasquez.
     
     
    apple Sandra Garcia
    Nominated by: Cristian Perez
     
     
    apple Robert Govier
    Nominated by: Geri Castelan
     
     
    apple Elizabeth Guerrero
    Nominated by: J Alavrez, Ivan Bucio, Jacqueline de la Cruz and Adrianna Gallegos
     
     
    apple Tomas Hernandez
    Nominated by: Adrianna Gallegos, Lorenzo Garcia and Diana Gomez
     
     
    apple Susana Herrera
    Nominated by: Silvia Barcenas, Jasmin Lopez and Cristal Perez
     
     
    apple Paul Himmelberger
    Nominated by: David Burgueno
     
     
    apple Don Isbell
    Nominated by: Eric Yanez
     
     
    apple Greg Katz
    Nominated by: Alicia Francisco
     
     
    apple Maria Kennedy
    Nominated by: Daniel Castro, Jacqueline de la Cruz and Miguel Pineda
     
     
    apple Darlyn Lee
    Nominated by: Evelyn Mani
     
     
    apple Andrew Leung
    Nominated by: Daisy Martinez
     
     
    apple Jeff Malstead
    Nominated by: J Alvarez
     
     
    apple Fausto Molina
    Nominated by: J Alvarez
     
     
    apple James Oveson
    Recognized by: Jesus Gutierrez
     
     
    apple Cheryl Ann Park
    Nominated by: Susana Juarez
     
     
    apple Maria Elena Perez-Chun
    Nominated by: Francisco Vazquez
     
     
    apple Gary Rodebaugh
    Nominated by: Vianey Gonzalez, Marjeet Kaur, Edith Medrano and Celia Zavala
     
     
    apple Jennifer Ruvalcaba
    Nominated by: Nora Castro
     
     
    apple Marta Sanchez
    Nominated by: J Alvarez and Adrianna Cruz
     
     
    apple Michelle Sirgy
    Nominated by: Sandy Aguirre
     
     
    apple JoAnn Smith
    Nominated by: Armando Olivares
     
     
    apple Laura Stern
    Nominated by: Elizabeth Meza
     
     
    apple Brad Swan
    Nominated by: Bory Reaksa
     
     
    apple Truc Vo
    Nominated by: Adrianna Alejandra, Jacqueline Cortez and Jesus Gutierrez
     
     
    apple Deborah Walthert
    Recognized by: Isabel Zaragoza
     
     
    apple Angelita Wright
    Nominated by: Erick Florencio
     
     
    apple Jennifer Yaeger
    Nominated by: Reaksa Bory and Karen Ocampo
     
     
    apple John Beaumont (*)
    Nominated by: Carol Prieto
    "I appreciate his patience and his respect towards the entire class."
     
    apple Brianna Fidel (*)
    Nominated by: Zulema Hernandez
    " I passed the CAHSEE math with a 370 thanks to her tutoring me in math."
     
    apple Susana Herrera (*)
    Nominated by: Mark Mendez
    "Drama has become a second family and helped me become more open than I was before. I will miss Ms. Herrera when I graduate."
     
    apple Jeanne Rodebaugh (*)
    Nominated by: Sophy El, Nicole Garcia and Roxanne Rios
    "She taught us how reading is fun...she has the best book collection in class." "I am a better writer because of her." "She believes in me and has pushed me to be a better student."
     
    apple Jennifer Ruvalcaba (*)
    Nominated by: Andrea Moreno
    "I can always count on her when I need her."
     
    apple Laura Stern (*)
    Nominated by: Monse Flores
    "She is the type of teacher that every student deserves to have."
     
    apple Mireya Vazquez (*)
    Nominated by: Andrea Moreno
    "She has been a person that I can talk to about any issue and she is never judgmental."
     
    apple Melissa White (*)
    Group Nomination: Angy Castro, Fabian Garcia and Terry Pineda
    "She cares so much for her students....we will truly miss her and she will be remembered in our hearts."
     
     
    apple Colleen Marinelli
    Nominated by: Amy Contreras
    "She teaches us how to work as a team....a skill that we can use when we go to work."

    apple   Joaquin Alvarado
    Nominated by: Jonathan Velasco
    "He made science fun and easy to understand."

    apple Ali Ashkiani
    Nominated by: Briseida Velazquez
    "Even though I failed Algebra I, he helped me understand the subject and now I passed the class and am on target to get my 60 credits."

     
    apple Jim Caetta (*)
    Nominated by: Carmina Lopez
    When I do well he makes feel proud of my accomplishment."

    apple Matt Cavanaugh (*)
    Nominated by: Cesar Padilla
    "I never had a class with him....but when I felt defeated after a game or in life he had this way to uplift me and make feel better. Thank you, Abuelo (grandfather) Cavanaugh!

    apple Henry Conde
    Nominated by: Carmina Lopez
    " He helps me with my math and he has a nice heart.

    apple Judith Conde
    Nominated by: Jesus Valentin
    "She has been a mentor to me." I know I can count on her when I need her."

    apple Christian Cushing-Murray (*)
    Nominated by: Alberto Perez
    "When you are down he has a way to lift your spirits."

    apple   Greg Craycraft
    Nominated by: Jonathan Velasco
    "He made class fun. I loved going to his class."

    apple   Scott Devoe
    Nominated by: Alejandro Valerio
    " He is a very understanding teacher and he helps us solve our problems."

    apple Kim Do (*)
    Nominated by Daniela Valadez
    " Thank you for all of your help with my science class.....because of your extra help I brought up my grade."

    apple   Daniel Echeverria
    Nominated by: Percy Cava
    "He makes it known that he never gives up on his students. Thank you!"

    apple   Claire Edelen
    Nominated by: Brenda Alaniz and Gloria Ibanez
    "She is a very understanding teacher and she makes class enjoyable."
    "I have improved my reading in her class. She makes us feel special."

    apple   Mark Elway
    Nominated by: Percy Cava
    "He is awesome teacher...he gives up his break to help me with my math assignments. I appreciate his help."

     
    apple Ernesto Figueroa
    Nominated by: Maria Unzueta
    "He is a very good listener and he has been there when I need to talk."

     
    apple   Brianna Fidel (*)
    Nominated by: Ana Garcia, Diana Martinez, Tania Martinez, Daniela Valadez and Stephanie Villegas
    "She is a very dedicated teacher....she helps us after school and she helps us understand math better."
    She shows us how math has an everyday connection with real life." Without her help I would be one of those students who wouldn't event try to do well in the math class. "I can count on her when I need help. She commands respect and she has a creative and fun way of teaching math." Because of her support I am doing great in geometry."

    apple   Yolanda Gonzalez
    Nominated by: Jesus Valentin
    "She taught me the importance of being good at customer service."

    apple   Damian Guillen
    Nominated by Cesar Padilla
    "He pushes me to always give my best because he knows I have the potential to do great things."

    apple   Nereida Guillen
    Nominated by: Genesis Velez
    " She is always telling me I can count on her for school or home stuff."

    apple   Jim Hazlett
    Nominated by: Elizabeth Barajas
    "He's a great teacher who gives good advice and he is always on top of our classes."

    apple   Maritza Hernandez
    Nominated by Isela Zuniga
    "She has taught me how to act professionally in an office....and she has told me to control my temper."

    apple   Susana Herrera
    Nominated by: Selene Flores-Evina, Jason Moreno, Crystal Perez and Isela  Zuniga
    "She believes in me and she tells me I can accomplish anything I want."... "The mirror exercise allows me to release my frustration."
    "You inspired me to be a teacher. I will let you down.".. "When I do something bad in her class I know I let her sown. She teachers me how to express myself appropriately."

    apple   Don Isbell
    Nominated by: Jaime de Castilla
    Even though I struggled with computers...I feel more comfortable using them and I have learned a skill I can use at school or work."

    apple   Rebecca Jarvis
    Nominated by Maria Vargas
    "During a difficult time in my life she showed me that she cared for me ."

    apple Judith Kooi
    Nominated by Berenice Moreno
    "She always challenged us to do our best because we were the best."

    apple Chris Lee (*)
    Nominated by: Vanessa Valerio and Genesis Velez
    "He is firm with us but respectful. He respects us." ..."He always there to help me when I don't understand a math problem."

    apple   Andrew Leung (*)
    Nominated by: Kim Barroso
    "I always struggled with math but because of him I understand the material better."

    apple   Taylor Lindblom
    Nominated by: Valerie Vega
    He has a way to make science fun. I enjoy his class."

    apple Fausto Molina (*)
    Nominated by: Jose Zaragoza
    "He inspires us to never give up and he is someone you can always count on."
     
    apple   Colleen Marinelli
    Nominated by: Amy Contreras
    "She teaches us how to work as a team....a skill that we can use when we go to work."
     
    apple Chrystina Nihiser
    Nominated by: Carmina Lopez
    " She helps me be responsible. I am happy that she is here to help me."

    apple Cynthia Peronto
    Nominated by: Kim Barroso and Cesar Padilla
    "She has helped me with my leadership skills. Skills that I know I will use in college and at work."
    She is like a second mom to me.... that believes in me....in my most difficult of times she was there for me and tells me that I can always count on her."

    apple Gary Rodebaugh (*)
    Nominated by: Columba Nava
    " He has a great sense of humor and he makes English fun."

    apple Brad Swan (*)
    Nominated by: Berenice Moreno
    "I love his class so much...I hate missing his class...he makes learning fun."

    apple Lydia Tavares
    Nominated by: Carmina Lopez
    "She is like a second mother to me....she always keeps me safe from danger."

    apple Alba Valenzuela (*)
    Nominated by: Jenny Manuel
    "No matter....I know I can count on her."

    apple Joe Venegas
    Nominated by: Alan Vera
    "he teaches us importance of knowing about what happened in the past. in my opinion, he is a walking encyclopedia of history."

    apple Truc Vo (*)
    Nominated by: Berenice Moreno
    "He has a way of making science fun. I have learned so much in his class."

    apple Jeff West
    Nominated by: Mark Zamora
    "He is very patient and he is available when I need him."

    apple Melissa White (*)
    Nominated by: Gabriela Estrada
    "I was afraid to ask questions when I did not understand a math problem....Ms. White told me there was no shame in asking for more help."

    apple Angie Wright
    Nominated by: Jesus Valentin
    "She has been very helpful with my portfolio."

    apple Mireya Vazquez (*)
    Nominated by: Maggie Nieves
    "Without her...I never would have considered going to college."

    apple Jennifer Yaeger (*)
    Nominated by: Alberto Perez
    " She is always on our "butts" to do our best.
     
    apple Brian Akamine
    Nominated by: Maurilio Ochoa
    ""He's inspires me to be a better artist."
     
    apple Nikki Ball
    Nominated by: Bernardo Zamora and Margaret Zuniga
    "She would tell me that she would never give up on me and she didn't."
    "She always believed in me."
     
    apple Christian Cushing-Murray
    Nominated by Frankie Chavez
    "I love how he relates English to music.  He is always challenging us to do our best."
     
    apple * Jason Dallas
    Nominated by: Luis Chavez
    I have been in Mr. Dallas class multiple times. He motivates me to do my best and he has taught me to release my anger through exercise.
     
    apple Sandra Garcia
    Nominated by Jose Alvarez
    "She is very motherly, sweet and she can always calm me down when I am upset.  
     
    apple Dan Granite
    Nominated by Jose Alvarez
    "Even though I see him in student services ... I appreciate that Mr. Granite is patient with me and that he reminds me that I need to count to 10 before I react."
     
    apple Tessa Heaney
    Beatriz Hernandez and Noel Vazquez
    "She was the best English teacher I ever had."
    Ms. Heaney challenged me every day to strive to do my best."
     
    apple Paul Himmelberger
    Nominated by: Chhay Suos
    "I like Mr. H because I know he is there when I need help."
     
    apple Rich Hollis
    Nominated by: Ricardo Valdovinos
    "He treats us like adults and he respects us as adults."
     
    apple Maria Kennedy
    Nominated by Chhay Suos
    "She is a very caring teacher and I appreciate the extra help she gives me after school."
     
    apple Chuck Lawhon
    Nominated by: Norma Ocampo
    "He is a great teacher and he helps me understand history better. I love his class."
     
    apple Hector Medrano
    Nominated by Jose Alvarez
    "When I am mad I can talk to him and he helps me calm down and feel better.  I also appreciate the support he gives our soccer team."
     
    apple Inesa Nord-Leth
    Nominated by Hector Zuniga
    "She helped me so much with learning English. It is because of her help that I can speak the language."
     
    apple Harry Oliver
    Nominated by David Vazquez
    "He helped me with my self-discipline."
     
    apple James Oveson
    Nominated by: Frankie Chavez and Maurilio Ochoa
    "He made learning about the amendments fun. He makes a difference at CHS."
    "He makes us feel important."
     
    apple Victoria Presnell
    Nominated by Belen Vazquez
    "She was really good at picking up when something was the matter with us.  She was never judge mental and we knew we could count on her help."
     
    apple Jamie Randall
    Nominated by: Frankie Chavez
    "She is so passionate of her job that she inspired me to go into law enforcement."
     
    apple * Jennifer Ruvalcaba
    Nominated by Jose Alvarez
    "Both she and Ms. Vazquez have taught me to control my temper and to do better in school."
     
    apple * Bruce Silverman
    Nominated by Jose Alvarez
    "Even though I gave him many reasons to kick me off the team he always believed in me.  He helped me grow as a player."
     
    apple * Bradley Swan
    Nominated by Maurilio Ochoa
    "He is not my teacher anymore but when he see's me in the hallways he still asks me how I am doing and to see him if I need help."
     
    apple * Mireya Vazquez
    Nominated by Jose Alvarez
    "Both she and Ms. Ruvalcaba  have taught me to control my temper and to do better in school."
     
    apple * Melissa White
    Nominated by: Fabian Garcia
    "She's an energetic teacher and she gets us pumped up to learn math."
     
    apple * Jennifer Yaeger
    Nominated by: Karen Ocampo
    "She is the one teacher that makes math fun. She is the best teacher."
     
     apple   Beau Menchaca
     
    Nominated by Steve 
    "For never giving up on him and ensuring that he graduate from high school"
     
     
    apple Christina Avila
    Nominated by: Richard Diaz
    "She never takes NO for an answer...she keeps pushing you until you do what is needed to pass the class."
     
    apple John Beaumont
    Nominated by: Vanessa Bravo
    "He is an amazing teacher that cares for all of his students."
     
    apple Jim Caetta
    Nominated by: Christopher Vega
    "Helped me realize that nothing is more important than being prepared for the future."
     
    apple Katrina Callaway
    Nominated by: Jesus Galvez
    "She has our backs."
     
    apple Daisy Carrasco
    Nominated by: Richard Diaz, Adan Tapia and Rene Vazquez
    "She explains the lesson in such a way that it is easy."
    "Gave me the attention that I needed to succeed."
    "She cares for us."
     
    apple *Greg Chapman
    Nominated by: Jesus Galvan and Diana Tapia
    "Coach Chapman is a great mentor."
    "He cares for his students. He makes us feel that we matter."
     
    apple *George Chen
    Nominated by: Uriel Renteria and Jaxceni Ventura
    "He makes math fun."
    "I appreciate that he goes out of his way to help us better understand math."
     
    apple Ted Cortes
    Nominated by: Adan Tapia
    "He was always on us....school is first...sports second."
     
    apple Ted Crego
    Nominated by: Maico Gil
    "He made us feel special...he would tell us we were the son's he never had."
     
    apple Christine Curtis
    Nominated by: Luis Chavez
    "She breaks the class into fun lessons."
     
    apple *Christian Cushing-Murray
    Nominated by: Jesus Galvan
    "He is a great teacher because he challenges us to do our best everyday."
     
    apple Jason Dallas
    Nominated by: Jesus Galvan
    " He pushes us to succeed and never allows us to give-up."
     
    apple *Kim Do
    Nominated by: Agustin Terrazas
    "She is always there for you when you need her.You can count on her when you need help."
     
    apple *Art Enriquez
    Nominated by: Maico Gil
    "He is a great teacher and a great friend He is somebody you can count on even after you graduate."
     
    apple *Joe Espinosa
    Nomninated by: Richard Diaz and Azucena Vazquez
    "He adds humor to his lessons and that makes his class enjoyable."
    "Even though he is not my teacher he always acknowledges me and greets me. He makes me feel special."
     
    apple Rosalina Espinoza-Lopez
    Nominated by Alan Flores
    "Even though she is not my teacher she is always asking if I need hep and if I do to stop by to see her."
     
    apple Pat Flores
    Nominated by: Richard Diaz
    "She tell us that she wants what is best for us and that she is here to help us."
     
    apple *Alan Gersten
    Nominated by: Maico Gil, David Suarez, Sergio Torres, and Ivan Trujillo
    "Mr. Gersten helped me improve my interviewing skills. They helped me get a good job!"
    "He is always giving me good advice when I need it."
    "He is always there when you need them."
    "He is always has a smile on his face and he's always ready to help his kids."
     
    apple Coach Gonzales
    Nominated by: Monica Vlliebre
    "Thank you for helping me to stay positive and do well in school."
     
    apple Nathan Goodrich
    Nominated by: Corayma Sotelo
    "He tells me that he will never give up on me."
     
    apple *James Grinde
    Nominated by: Selena Williams
    "Listens to his students and pushes them to succeed."
     
    apple Tom Harrison
    Nominated by Stephanie Flores and Edgar Rodriguez
    "Mr. Harrison makes history come to life."
    "I had him as a teacher all four years...he is the best."
     
    apple Tomas Hernandez
    Nominated by: Stephanie Flores
    "He is always there for us.... his students know he cares for us."
     
    apple Aimee Kungl
    Nominated by: Yennifer Soto, Ramon Tepox, Rithy Tep and Bruno Ugalde
    "Is always motivating me."
    "She is always helping me do better."
    "Ms. Kungl always explains the material many times when I don't understand it."
    "She is a very caring person."
     
    apple Chris Lee
    Nominated by: Stephanie Flores and Tony Tellez
    "Helped me better understand the math. He is one of the best teacher at CHS!
    "Because of his help I earned the highest grade in his Algebra I class."
     
    apple *Darlyn Lee:
    Nominated by: Miriam Vargas
    "She is a very patient and caring person. She is always telling me to see her when I need help."
     
    apple Andrew Leung
    Nominated by: Christopher Santana and Ricardo Uraje
    "He motivates me to do my best."
    "Because of him I like math."
     
    apple *Kim Olson
    Nominated by: Selena Williams
    "She pushes us to go above and beyond." "I am a better artist because of her."
     
    apple Jeanne Rodebaugh
    Nominated by: Stephanie Valencia
    "She encourages us to work harder in all of our classes, not just hers."
     
    apple Marta Sanchez
    Nominated by: Lucero Sosa and Alejandra Vasquez
    "She is always there when you need her."
    "She helped me get through a very difficult situation in my life.
     
    apple Laurette Setlich
    Nominated by: Jesus Galvan
    "She is a great teacher....very animated.....makes class fun.!
     
    apple *Lynn Silverman
    Nominated by: Patricia Solis and Yesenia Ubence
    "You can always count on her when you need help."
    "She was my AVID teacher and she always went out of her way to get us the supplies that we needed when we could not pay for them."
     
    apple *Michelle Sirgy
    Nominated by: Kristian Vasquez
    "She is very caring person. She's always motivating me to do my best."
     
    apple *JoAnn Smith
    Nominated by: Pedro Soto
    "I enjoy going to her class.....she makes history fun."
     
    apple *Laura Stern
    Nominated by: Josh Sok
    "She teaches us math in different ways...so we can all get the lesson that she is teaching us."
     
    apple Bradley Swan
    Nominated by: Patricia Tiempos, Ivan Tapia and Luis Venegas
    "He has given me additional support to help me succeed."
    "He does not only help me in English but any questions I have for my other classes."
    "He is very animated and makes English fun. I enjoy his class."
     
    apple Justin Thomas
    Nominated by: Vanessa Valencia
    "I like that he makes conections with his students. We matter."
     
    apple Truc Vo
    Nominated by: Francisco Valerio
    "It is very obvious that he works very hard and gives each student lots of individual attention."
     
    apple Billy West
    Nominated by: Angel Zamora
    "He is very passionate about history. He gives lots of opportunities to help us succeed."
     
    apple Melissa White
    Nominated by: Viviana Vasquez
    "Ms. White explains step by step each problem allowing each student to understand at an individual level."
     
    apple Jennifer Yaeger
    Nominated by: Cesar Tellez
    " She helped me a lot with my Algebra II. She pushes us to do your best."
     

    apple Martin Albert

    "He pushed me to always try my best."

     

    apple Linsey Bojorquez

    "I used to be shy, but, her class helped me be more comfortable talking to people."

     

    apple *Merlo Breen

    "She offered to help me find a job to help my family through some rough times."

     

    apple *Matt Cavanaugh

    "Always had faith in me to succeed."

    "He always sees the glass as half full and not half empty." He taught us to think positive."

     

    apple *Greg Chapman

    "He is someone that you can always count on."

    "My opinion matters to him."

    "He has a way of putting his student's at ease."

     

    apple *George Chen

    "He makes math easy to understand."

    "He breaks the work down until you understand it."

     

    apple *Judith Conde

    "She has been helping me since my years at Villa. She has always motivated me to do better."

    "She has been a positive influence in my life."

     

    apple *Ted Crego

    "Taught me to never quit."

     

    apple *Randy Crocker

    "He always believed in me."

    "I came from Tustin and he helped me adjust to Century High School....he kept reminding me the importance of being involved in school activities. That made the change here easier."

     

    apple *Christian Cushing-Murray

    "He makes learning fun."

    "He helped me improve my writing skills."

     

    apple *Kim Do

    "She made me love science so much, that I changed my major at UCI to a biological sciences this year."

     

    apple *Art Enriquez

    "Encouraged me to be in a better place today."

    "He always gives us advice on the real world."

    "Treats me like and adult and not a child."

     

    apple Joe Espinosa

    "You make learning fun and you make us feel that we can accomplish anything we want."

     

    apple Briana Fidel

    "You can always count on her. She is always cheering for us to do great in school."

     

    apple *Alan Gersten

    "He makes us feel that we are part of his immediate family."

    "His smile puts me at ease."

    “He is always there for you."

    "I used to be introverted, but because Mr. Gersten pushed me to present in front of the class....I feel more comfortable speaking in public."

    "He is always there when you need him."

     

    apple James Grinde

    "Even though I did something wrong and  he told me there would be a consequence....he respected me and treated me like an adult....I appreciate that."

     

    apple *Elizabeth Guerrero

    "Because of her teaching I had the knowledge to pass the AP Spanish test with a 5."

    "She goes out of her way to build a relationship with her students."

    "You know that her students are important to her."

     

    apple Sandra Hightower

    "I love science because of her."

     

    apple * Kamala Kavati

    "She helped me get back on the right path."

    "She has great way of interacting with kids....we are important to her."

    "She helped me to be more organized."

    "She has taught me to enjoy reading."

     

    apple Sally Lane

    "You can always count on her to help you."

      

    apple * Nadine Larsh

    "I was bummed when Ms. Larsh hurt herself...class wasn't the same without her."

     

    apple Jessica Manntai

    "She would tell us we can accomplish whatever we wanted in life....but we had to work towards it."

     

    apple Guy Montgomery

    "You make class easy and you care about your students."

     

    apple *Kim Olson

    "I can be whoever I want to be."

     

     apple *James Oveson

    "He cares for us."

    "He makes learning fun."

    "He is very supportive of his students."

     

    apple *CherylAnn Park

    "I was in her freshman year advisement....she made me feel so connected to school....she made adapting to high school easier."

    "The way the class is set-up helped me to be more organized and structured."

    "She is tough....but boy did I learn!."

     

    apple Lucinda Pueblos

    "Thank you for making our school safe for us."

     

    apple Anagha Rajpurkar

    "She went out of her way to help me when I did not understand the math problems."

     

    apple Jennifer Ruvalcaba

    "She makes me feel special and she tells me that she wants what's best for me."

     

     apple *Gina Siegel

    "She is a very caring person, a good listener and she is non-judgmental."

    "She reminds me how important my education is because I do have a family to take care of. I know I can always count on her when I need her."

     

    apple Michelle Sirgy

    "She makes learning fun."

     

    apple Bruce Silverman

    "He always believed in me."

     

    apple JoAnn Smith

    "She has helped me get through some difficult times."

     

     apple *Laura Stern

    "She was always there to help me after school."

     

    apple Bradley Swan

    "He helped me improve my writing skills."

     

    apple Sheri Turner

    "Made learning history fun. I am glad she is back."

     

    apple *Alba Valenzuela

    "I could always count on her when I needed her the most."

    "Without her support I don't think I would have been able to graduate."

     

    apple Mireya Vazquez

    "She always puts me at ease with her smile. I knew I could count on her when I had a question."

     

     
    apple Merlo Breen
    "She believed in me even when I didn't believe in myself."   

     

    apple Mark Bush

    "He has always pushed me to take risks."

     

    apple Ted Crego

    "He encourages us to do our best and to be are best."

     

    apple Art Enriquez

    "Not only is he a great teacher but he has a great way of connecting with kids...you are not a number in his class."

    "Mr. Enriquez is still willing to help me even though I am a graduate of 2010. He is not only my mentor but I see him as a friend."

     

    apple Rebecca Holliman

    "She always brings real life connections to her lessons."

     

    apple Kamala Kavati

    "Mrs. Kavati believed in me even if I did not believe in myself. She kept pushing me to do better."

     

    apple Nadine Larsh:

    "She is a dependable, loving and caring teacher and her students education and health are very important to her."

     

    apple Fausto Molina

    "When faced with difficult problems he would break it down until I had the information and/or help to solve it."

     

    apple Kim Olson

    "She always encouraged me to be the best I could be and to love art even more."

     

    apple James Oveson

    “He cares about his student's learning... he always had a lesson plan for us. You would never hear a "open your books, read and do the questions." ...."He takes advantage of every last minute of class time and class is never boring."

     

    apple Gary Rodebaugh

    "Mr. Rodebaugh challenged me every step of the way."

     

    apple Lynn Silverman

    "She is like my second mom...she cries and or laughs with you so you don't feel alone."

     

    apple Laura Stern:

    "She was always there to tutor me even when I was not enrolled in her class."