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Fall 2019 Reaching Out & In Award Honorees

On Tuesday, October 22, the 27J Board of Education recognized a number of internal and external individuals and groups with Reaching Out and Reaching In awards, respectively.

Through presenting these awards, the Board seeks to honor the excellence and embodiment of positive values shown by those recognized.


The Fall 2019 Reaching Out/In honorees are:

Reaching Out Award:
• Fantastic Classified Employees: ASD Program Staff, Prairie View High School
• Conquering Certified Employee: Ron Gentry, Brighton High School, SD27J
• Triumphant Student Group: Dragon Ambassadors & Mandy Dibbern, Innovations & Options Academies

Reaching In Award:
• Blockbuster Business: Dr. Albert Eng, Eng Orthodontics
• Compassionate Community Member: Dorcas Melia - Volunteer, Thimmig Elementary
• Accomplished Assembly: Mel Bacon, Brighton City Museum (Brighton Historic Preservation Commission), South Platte Valley Historic Park