Chris has been employed at Golden West School for over 25 years as the Head Custodian.
“Chris is a ray of sunshine! positive, patient, flexible, dedicated, and the hardest-working person I have ever known. He has a strong passion for serving our students and staff members, and he provides highly effective leadership. Our staff constantly sings praises about him.”
Mrs. Paula has been employed at Sierra High School for 25 years, and the past 2 years as the Office Manager.
“It is rare to find an individual with the willingness to work and challenge themselves at the level that Paula does. She is continuously striving to improve her skills and push herself to the next level. Paula is a humble leader, unafraid to step in and assist in difficult situations.”
Ms. Burch has been a School site Assistant at Golden West Elementary for 10 years.
“Ms. Burch is the consummate professional and team player. She is extremely effective in mentoring, supervising, motivating students, and promoting a positive campus climate. She is patient and effective in supporting each unique student.”
Mr. Lehr has been employed at Manteca Unified School District as a Construction/Energy Technician for 5 years.
Mr. Lehr is also the San Joaquin County Office of Education’s 2024 Classified School Employee of the Year in the Skilled Trade Services category.
“Mike is an asset to the Facilities Department and Manteca Unified School District. He excels at working with teams on projects he oversees and is an excellent communicator. He is team-minded, pleasant, and always welcoming to ideas and challenges voiced by members of the Core Planning Teams.”