Cynthia Terry, a former principal in the Long Beach Unified School District, was recently inducted to Long Beach City College's Alumni Hall of Fame. Terry graduated from LBCC in 1968 and worked in LBUSD for 38 years.
Lakewood High School’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps finished second in the All-Service Silver Tier for the state of California during this year’s CyberPatriot Cyber Security competition, the nation's largest cyber defense competition. The cadets were led by team captain Dante Cruz. Lakewood High’s Capt. Don McMackin, U.S. Navy (Retired), is the senior Naval Science teacher at the school.
Two LBUSD employees recently were announced as members of the inaugural cohort of the Linked Learning Fellows program. Cindy Bater, LBUSD program administrator for Linked Learning, and Renée Shipman, vice principal at Wilson High School, are part of a group of nine education practitioners from across California who will embark on a six-month journey to help communities nationwide address racial and economic equity through the Linked Learning program. The program integrates rigorous academics with real-world learning and strong support services to prepare students for success in college, career and life. The fellows will build on the program's long standing leadership in driving equity in local communities.