MCUSD retirees honored for serviceFree Access
School board members, district personnel make special presentations to those who are outgoing
Shari Wass has served Mariposa Elementary as a special education aide for 22 years. She will be missed by her students and by the entire district, said school district administrators, who also said they are happy for her and wish her the best. Pictured from left are MCUSD school board member Bob Collins from District 5, school board president Wayne Forsythe, interim superintendent Jeff Aranguena, Wass, human resources/student services coordinator JoEllen Jacobs and director of special services Amanda Johnson.
Starting from left, Martin “Tony” Munoz has served El Portal Elementary and Yosemite Valley School as the custodian for 21 years. Next to Munoz is Suzie Whitfield, who has served as El Portal Elementary secretary for 32 years. Third from left is Hugh Sakols, who has served as one of the teachers at El Portal Elementary for 19 years. School district administrators said they are sad to see them leave but happy for their next adventure. Pictured with them are, from left to right, Yosemite/El Portal Schools principal Sean Jacobs, MCUSD school board president Wayne Forsythe, human resources/student services coordinator JoEllen Jacobs and interim superintendent Jeff Aranguena.
Lori Allen-Ritter (second from left) has served as Mariposa County High School Counselor for 17 years. Mariposa County Unified School District administrators said they are sad to see her leave, but are extremely happy for her. From left are school board president Wayne Forsythe, Ritter, interim superintendent Jeff Aranguena and school board member Bob Collins from District 5.
Carol Wilson (middle) has served as the librarian at Mariposa Elementary for 25 years of service and has been volunteering to train her successor. School district administrators said they are happy to have had her for as long as they have and wish her the best. She is pictured with interim superintendent Jeff Aranguena (left) and human resources/ student services coordinator JoEllen Jacobs (right).