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OVSD's Noah Valadez Honored by Orange County Department of Education

County recognition event for Noah Valadez, group photo Congratulations to the Ocean View School District's Noah Valadez for being recognized by the Orange County Department of Education and Orange County Board of Education as one of only six 2019 Orange County Classified School Employees of the Year (photo: lower left). Mr. Valadez, a Floor Repair Worker in OVSD's Facilities Department, was honored at an April OCBE meeting and will now represent the county at the state-level awards program in the catergory of Maintenance & Operations.

All six County winners with Noah Valadez Superintendent Carol Hansen,  Facilities Director Jim Choate, wife Becky Valadez, Classified Personnel Director Michelle Vellanoweth, and Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Felix Avila (photo: top right) attended the event and applauded Mr. Valadez. He was honored for his leadership, technical expertise and student-centered dedication.

Brief VIDEO of Mr. Valadez's recognition