RBV Honors Staff and Volunteers
Rancho Buena Vista High School (RBV) honored staff, employees, and volunteers in early June with awards for their contributions to the school and its students. Pat McLaughlin received the Classified Employee of the Year award. She has been the secretary for RBV’s assistant principal for many years and a member of the RBV School Governance Council for the last four years, providing input and feedback on many of the school’s programs. Principal Charles Schindler shared, “Pat did an exemplary job of taking care of parents, students, teachers, and substitute teachers every day. All of the staff at RBV wish her the best and lots of enjoyment in her retirement.” Yolanda Mezquite received the Volunteer of the Year award for her contributions in support of English learners and other students as the president of the RBV English Learners Advisory Council (ELAC) and representative on the Vista Unified School Distict’s ELAC.
Susan Martin was recognized as RBV’s Teacher of the Year. She is a member of the RBV Social Studies department and teaches a course on the social political history of rock and roll that has gained so much popularity with students that it has a waiting list every year. Principal Charles Schindler commented, “Susan is very involved at RBV in support of staff and students. This award comes from her many students and staff who recognize her dedication and caring atitude.”