David W. Gordon, Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools, has officially announced the names of the Sacramento County Classified Employees of the Year for 2021. The employees will move on to represent the county in the California Classified School Employees of the Year competition. A selection committee, made up of representatives from the participating districts, chose the winners based on paper screening and formal interviews. Winners were selected for exemplary performance of responsibilities that contribute to the success of district programs, services, or special projects.
2021 County Classified Employees of the Year
- Rhima Blenkhorn, Twin Rivers Unified School District
Food and Nutrition Services Category
- Jamie Manalo, Twin Rivers Unified School District
Clerical and Administrative Services Category
- Robert Mohoff, Natomas Unified School District
Maintenance Services Category
- Diana Rose, Twin Rivers Unified School District
A California Department of Education (CDE) committee will now evaluate nominations statewide. The overall objective is to acknowledge and promote the efforts of outstanding classified (non-certificated) school employees. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is expected to announce the recipients of the state awards in April.