On Apr 6, 2017, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye traveled to East Los Angeles to present the Civic Learning Award to Eastman Avenue Elementary.
Before the ceremony, students welcome the Chief Justice and local school officials to an assembly where their civics projects are displayed.
More than 800 students greet the Chief Justice, who is escorted around the school campus by a young student volunteer.
On Apr 6, 2017, Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye traveled to Pacifica High School, the only high school to be recognized in 2017 with an Award of Excellence.
Pacifica High School’s Service Learning Project is in its twelfth year and is the school’s signature civic education practice.
Teacher Adam Wemmer holds the school's first Civic Learning Award of Excellence with (L-R) teachers Drew De Voy and Leslie Ross, and Principal Robin Patterson. (See local news article)
On Apr 27, local civic leaders join the Chief Justice right) at Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory School in Sacramento. (Left to right) Judge Kevin Culhane, Justice Morrison England, Councilwoman Angelique Ashby, Ret. State Assembly Member Roger Niello, Justice Ronald Robie, and Research Attorney John Stie.
Natomas Pacific Pathways Charter School in Sacramento won the top award for their middle/high school program.
Student Haley Marco (left) and NP3 High School Principal Melissa Mori accept the Civic Learning Award of Excellence. Principal Mori says the Civic Learning Award "is a highlight of our year".