2340 Foundation celebrates excellence in Marana

Foundation awards scholarships and honors employees and alumni in the

Marana Unified School District

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 The Marana Schools’ 2340 Foundation held the sixth annual Celebration of Excellence luncheon on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, Marana, AZ.

In keeping with the 2340 Foundation’s commitment to support the outstanding work being done in the Marana Unified School District (MUSD), the event recognized student academic achievement, and employee and alumni excellence. Dan Marries, KOLD-Tucson News Now anchor, acted as Master of Ceremonies. The event included lunch, presentations, and celebrations of excellence.

At the luncheon, three MUSD employees received Outstanding Staff Awards:

  • Stephanie Barger, Teacher, Estes Elementary School
  • Mary Butler, Health Aide, Roadrunner Elementary School
  • Colleen Frederick, Principal, Estes Elementary School

Outstanding Staff Awards were sponsored by Chasse Building Team, CORE Construction, and Arizona Furnishings.

The 2340 Foundation also awarded scholarships to eleven MUSD high school seniors:

  • Marana High – Rhiannon Becher, Dyllon Enos, Sabrina Lee, Lillian Romero, Ashley Taoka
  • Mountain View High – Grace Hala’ufia, Lily Pepe, Lynnae Ponce, Isabella Rasmussen, Hailey Tellez
  • MCAT High – Kayla Hayes

At the luncheon, 2019 Marana High School and Mountain View High School Hall of Fame inductees were recognized:

  • Marana High – Davina Fankhauser
  • Mountain View High – Dr. Thomas Desmarais