Congratulations to Rialto’s “Green Ribbon Schools” Award Winners

Congratulations to Rialto’s “Green Ribbon Schools” Award Winners

Rialto, CA

From left to right: Dr. Edward D’Souza, Lead Academic Agent of Math & Science, Amy
Lacey, fourth grade teacher at Casey Elementary School, Eva Serrato, Academic
Agent, Math & Science, Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent, Johanna Cuellar, Principal
at Casey Elementary School, Terry Helstad, Assistant Principal of Casey Elementary
School, Angie Dale, second grade teacher at Casey Elementary School, and Dr.
Cuauhtémoc Avila, Superintendent of RUSD Schools.

The Rialto Unified School District and its Casey Elementary School were just awarded the California Green Ribbon Award. California Green Ribbon Awards (CGRA) are presented each year for excellence in whole school sustainability and environmentally friendly, student-focused initiatives. 

On Friday, Casey Elementary School was awarded a Silver Ribbon and the Rialto Unified School District (RUSD) was awarded a Gold Ribbon. It is also important to note that members of the RUSD staff played a key role in the application process that resulted in these prestigious awards. 

State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson who participated in the awards presentation in Rialto on Friday said, “These schools follow and advance a proud California tradition of caring for the environment and preserving our state’s stunning, natural resources that are celebrated and known throughout the world.”

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