Twelve community members have been named as Laveen Legends for 2023. These individuals, nominated by our school leaders, have gone above and beyond to support our students, our staff, and our schools. Honorees were recognized at an awards dinner and presented with a Laveen Legends award. The event also raised funds for the Laveen Education Foundation.
Recipients were: Pat Whelan, Urban Farming Education; Vice Mayor Yassamin Ansari, Phoenix City Council; Tania Ruiz and Jessica Ruiz, parent volunteers from Vista del Sur; Charleen Badman, Blue Watermelon Project; Claudine Dulaney, Laveen Dance; Abbey Sanderson, Vulcan Materials; Tracey Beal, School Connect, Lee Rosenthal, Peter Piper Pizza; Jaime Reeves, parent volunteer from Estrella Foothills; Officer Steven A. Wing, Phoenix Police; Councilwoman Kesha Hodge Washington, City of Phoenix; and Taylor Perkins, Chasse Building Team.