In recognition of his dedication to and consistent support of quality out-of-school time programming.
The robotics team, which inspired the upcoming George Lopez film "Spare Parts," will be honored in the education category.
The National Center for Educational Achievement (NCEA) recognized Franklin as an Arizona Higher Performing School, exceeding expectations in college and career readiness.
South Mountain Dance teacher Susan Griffin, Trevor G. Browne Principal Dr. Gabriel Trujillo; Alhambra’s Assistant to the Principal, Lori Nassif and Carl Hayden Classroom Assistant Eugene Mitch were presented with Phoenix Union High School District 2014 Employee of the Year awards.
The documentary that chronicles the Carl Hayden Robotics team’s improbable win over MIT and other colleges 10 years ago, debuts in Phoenix, Friday, July 18 at the AMC Arizona Center 24.