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Education Medal of Honor and

By Luke Page
Staff Writer
04/19/2022 at 04:18 PM

Honorees of the San Bernardino County Education Medal of Honor and Distinguished Service Award will be recognized at the spring meeting of the San Bernardino County School Boards Association (SBCSBA) on Thursday, April 28.

The Spring Awards ceremony will be hosted virtually as a YouTube Premiere.

The free event is open to the public and begins at 5:30 p.m. with student performances on the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Communications (SBCSS) YouTube channel (

At the conclusion of the broadcast, the video will be made available on the SB County Schools YouTube channel for viewing at any time.


This annual award recognizes individuals for exceptional leadership and significant contributions to public education in the county. Criteria for nominations include how individuals have improved the quality of education in the county, and through their efforts, have achieved a positive, ongoing impact on significant segments of public education within a school district or throughout the county or region. This year, two individuals will be honored with a Distinguished Service Award.

- Henry D. Shannon, Ph.D. Superintendent/President of Chaffey College

- Adrienne Shepherd-Myles Career Technical Education Program Manager at Desert/Mountain SELPA


This prestigious achievement honors outstanding contributions to public education by volunteers and service groups, business and government partners, educators, and alumni. There are six categories for the Medal of Honor awards, and nominations include ways in which an individual or organization makes an impact or lasting contribution, serves as a positive role model, and creates an awareness and support for public education in communities across San Bernardino County.

Excellence in Education/Education Professional
Donna E. St. George, J.D.
Teacher and Coach Emeritus at Redlands Unified School District
Nominated by: Redlands Unified School District

Excellence in Education/Student Alumni
Phyllis Morris-Green, J.D.
Community Activist and Victor Valley High School Graduate
Nominated by: Adelanto Elementary School District

Partners in Education/Corporation or Government Agency
City of Fontana Mayor’s Education Coalition
Nominated by: City of Fontana

Partners in Education/Small Business or Franchise
Toyota Motor North America
Arturo Esquivel, Warehouse Operations Manager
Nominated by: Ontario-Montclair School District

Volunteer in Action/Community Volunteer
Alexander Mattison
Minnesota Vikings Running Back
Nominated by: San Bernardino City Unified School District

Volunteer in Action/Service Group
Millionaire Mind Kids
Delores Williams, Founder, President and CEO
Nominated by: Adelanto Elementary School District

The annual Spring Awards Ceremony is dually sponsored by SBCSBA and SBCSS. To receive a direct link to the event, please register at

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