Eddy Awards


The Eddys 2023

2023 Honorees

Outstanding teachers that inspire, challenge and support students

  • K-3rd Grade: Juan Hernandez, DeLaveaga Elementary and Eva Quevedo, Bay View Elementary
  • 4-5th Grade: Sarah Riccabona, Westlake Elementary
  • 6-8th Grade: Sue Moen, Branciforte Middle School and Marina Gagne, Mission Hill Middle School
  • 9-12th Grade: Joseph Chanin Meirs, Harbor High School and Tyler Olson, Santa Cruz High School

Innovation Award

  • Matt Svoboda, Santa Cruz High School

Roseann Coonerty Layne Inspiring Teacher

  • Miguel Villadolid, Soquel High School

Outstanding Classified Staff

  • Amy Hendricks-Farr, Director of Food Services

Parent/Community Supporter of the Year

  • Jessica Serna Castaneda, Community Coordinator, Branciforte Middle

Wellness Award

  • Janinee Ramirez, Gault Elementary
  • Jory Berdan, COVID  Compliance Manager, SCCS

Administrator of the Year

  • Michelle Poirier,  Santa Cruz High School

Special Foundation Gratitude Award

  • Jacquie Benetua-Rolens & Dana Snyder & the Measures K & L Committee
  • Marco Lucadano, Soquel High School