LVA-PW recognized our dedicated tutors and students at the annual ice cream social and awards ceremony held September 19th at the Hillendale Fire Hall (Station 13). Over 150 people attended the annual recognition event including students, volunteer tutors, friends, families, and guests. They celebrated the hard work and achievements of everyone in the program. Student Ana Rivera and Program Coordinator Torialei Safi gave speeches about how the LVA-PW program has helped them achieve their educational goals. Five year service awards were given to volunteers Jean Cook, Lennie Fennimore, Davine Irving, Kristine Jankovits, Jayne Speck, John Sofranac, and Rodney Teixeira. Ten year service awards were presented to Judith Bugbee, Angelique Culp, Ken Ikeda, Martha Kobliska, and Joe Schu. Twenty year service award was presented to Mary Langley. Twenty-five year service award was presented to Judith Silcox. The Student of the Year award recipient was Norris Quintanilla. Tutor of the Year award recipients were Amy Feinberg and Alison Prevost. The 1st Annual Patti J. Beattie Volunteer of the Year award recipient was Patti J. Beattie. The award winners were presented with a framed certificate, acknowledging their achievements.