The Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Personnel Commission held its 22nd annual Classified Employee Service Awards ceremony at the Hsi Lai Temple in Hacienda Heights.
Classified employees serving 10 years or more were honored; 138 employees were recognized, for a total of 2,215 years of service. Four employees celebrated 35 years of service.
Congratulations to Nolene Beauchamp, director of purchasing and warehouse; Lucy Flores, instructional aide; Karen Gensler, media center clerk; and Elsie Johnson, human resources office manager. Johnson is retiring on June 30.
Five employees marked 30 years of service: Albert Avalos, Helen Escalera, Maryellen Guerrero, Mary Lisenbe and Alfred Velasquez.
Awards were presented by personnel director Scott Pilch and personnel commissioners Anita Ford, Sharon Aguilar and Cecilia Yu.
Board of Education President Dr. Joseph Chang commended the employees on their dedicated service.
In addition to recognition of those serving 30 and 35 years, the commissioners also honored those serving 10, 15, 20 and 25 years.