The Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce held its 7th Annual Business Awards Dinner on September 15, 2016. Encanterra Country Club hosted the evening event. At the dinner several community members were honored with awards. This year the Chamber recognized two employees of the Queen Creek Unified School District.
Molly Jacobs, Director of the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center, received the Community Star Award. The award was given to Ms. Jacobs in recognition of her dedication and efforts within the Queen Creek community. Ms. Jacobs has been an employee of the Queen Creek School District for more than 13 years.
The Chamber also recognized Kim Rutherford as a nominee for Educator of the Year. Ms. Rutherford is a first grade teacher at Queen Creek Elementary. She has been with QCUSD for more than 8 years. Educator of the Year was awarded to another finalist.
Congratulations to both Ms. Jacobs and Ms. Rutherford!
The Queen Creek Unified School District is one of only nine districts in the state to have been graded “A” by the Arizona Department of Education for four consecutive years (2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14). To learn more about the district, visit www.qcusd.org.
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