Names in the News

Teacher librarian Ameelia Ghareeb recently earned a Hero Award from the nonprofit Community Action Team led by community activist Justin Rudd.  Gahreeb was recognized for providing exemplary service through school libraries at Marshall Academy of the Arts and at Jefferson Leadership Academies.  Her prize included $1,000, which she used to purchase new books for Jefferson’s library.

Winners of Port of Long Beach scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $3,000 are Arren Bustamante, CAMS; Leang-Kheng Ouk, Jordan; Tara Alise Marshall, Millikan; Yesica Garcia and Rouzbeh Rahai, Poly; and Yonatan Berihun, Manuela Colonia and James Draper, Wilson.