NEWS Walnut Valley Unified School District
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 880 S. Lemon Avenue
May 28, 2015 Walnut, CA 91789
Kelli Gile, Office of Community Resources
(909)595-1261 ext. 31204
Walnut Valley Recognizes 2015 Retirees
WALNUT, CA—Walnut Valley Unified School District celebrated retiring staff members during a reception held May 20.
A total of 40 employees were lauded for providing a total of 922 years of outstanding service to students.
Each retiree received personal tributes, retirement watch, and certificates of special recognition.
“When I look at the wealth of experience in this room, I feel so appreciative,” said Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Dr. Michelle Harold. “Thank you for the many years of kind and caring service that you have given to our children!”
Congratulations to the following retiring staff members:
Howard Alcosser – Teacher, Diamond Bar High
Alfonso Alvarado - Bus Driver, Transportation
Jose Annicchiarico - Administrative Director, Educational Services
Daniel Barnhart - Custodian, South Pointe
Susan Benner - Teacher, Diamond Bar High
Christine Buccola - Teacher, Diamond Bar High
Carol Burnett – Supervisor, Child Care
Lydia Colyn – Instructional Aide, Walnut High
Susan Conrad-Kanstul – Teacher, Maple Hill
Maura Cordon – Noon Aide, Maple Hill
Terrea Currie - Teacher, South Pointe
Kim Deweese – Teacher, Castle Rock
Irmgard Diskin – Instructional Aide, Walnut High
William Diskin – Assistant Principal, Walnut High
Lowell ‘Allin’ Everman – Teacher, South Pointe
Barbara Frank – SSRA, South Pointe
Susan Garcia – Secretary, Educational Services
Dawn Geery – Teacher, Walnut High
Mark Gifford – Teacher, Suzanne
Janet Green – Principal, Walnut Elementary
David Hamel – Teacher, Diamond Bar High
Alan Haskvitz – Teacher, Suzanne
Melanie Hildreth – Teacher, Walnut High
Kathy Johnson - Teacher, South Pointe
Joanne Karr – Teacher, Walnut High
John Keith – Teacher, Walnut High
Alice Lewis – Food Service Worker – Food Services
Suellen Magas – Library Media Technician, Walnut High
Pilar Munoz – Secretary, Educational Services
Cindy Nelson – Teacher, Collegewood
Michael Nelson – Teacher, Walnut High
Lazaro Pinedo – Custodian, Collegewood
Beverly Pollard – Teacher, Diamond Bar High
Uma Puri – Child Care Attendant – Child Care
Maria Quiroz – Food Service Worker, Food Services
Maureen Renninger – Teacher, Walnut High
Irene Romo – Food Service Worker, Food Services
Regina Ryan – Speech Pathologist, Special Education
Becky Sullenberger – Teacher, Collegewood
Cynthia Vaughon – Instructional Aide – Collegewood
Victoria Workman – Teacher, Walnut High
The WVUSD Class of 2015 retirees was honored during a reception on May 20.
Board Members Larry Redinger, Cindy Ruiz, Helen Hall, Dr. Tony Torng, and Superintendent Dr. Robert Taylor congratulate honorees during the Walnut Valley’s 2015 Retirement Reception held on May 20. Shown: Suzanne Middle School teacher Al Haskvitz.
Shown: Diamond Bar High teacher Christine Buccola.
Employees received personal tributes during the retirement reception held on May 20. Shown: Board Members Larry Redinger, Cindy Ruiz, Helen Hall, Dr. Tony Torng, and Superintendent Dr. Robert Taylor congratulate Walnut Elementary Principal Janet Green.