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Escalante-Gradillas Prize for Best in Education

Escalante and Gradillas

This annual $10,000 award is to an outstanding teacher or school administrator (in alternate years) who exemplifies the commitment to learning, discipline, and high expectations that characterized Garfield High School when Jaime Escalante taught there and Henry Gradillas was its principal.

Past recipients:
Jaime Escalante (teacher), awarded posthumously to his wife, Fabiola Escalante
Henry Gradillas (administrator)
Angelo Villavicencio (teacher)
Next award: 2015 to an administrator

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