Four teachers, nominated by their schools, were honored by the Long Beach Area Masons at the Long Beach Scottish Rite teacher appreciation night: Whitney Gomes of Jordan, Jean Davis of Millikan, Patrick Gillogly of Poly, and Susan Westberg of Wilson.
The Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has named Wilson Classical High School teacher Wendy Salaya as the recipient of this year's Greta McGree Budai Educator Scholarship.
Millikan High School senior Cynthia Julian was named the first place winner of the annual Congressional Arts Competition for the 47th Congressional District. She received her award at a recent ceremony hosted by Congressman Alan Lowenthal. Her winning artwork has been placed in the main corridor between the U.S. Capitol and House Office Buildings, where it will remain for one year. Wilson Classical High School student Helena Ballent earned second place while Becky Annella from Millikan earned third place. Their artwork will hang in the Congressman’s Long Beach district office for a year.