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Tory Cox, school social worker for the Long Beach Unified School District, was honored recently as the Social Worker of the Year for Region 1 of the National Association of Social Workers.  He was recognized for his dedication to the profession and for his outstanding service to the community of Long Beach.  He is one of eleven LBUSD school social workers.

For the second year in a row, Jordan High School Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Academy student Josue Rivera took first place in the design portion of the recent Orange County Design/Build Competition, where area high schools, Regional Occupation Programs and community colleges competed.  Rivera’s architecture teacher is Tom Kelsey.  Jordan teacher Mike Zeke coached his construction students to a second place win in the build portion of the contest.