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April 21, 2016

Zavala named Latino Educator of the Year by Hispanic Chamber

Amistad Elementary teacher Hugo Zavala was named Latino Educator of the Year by the Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

“This award is important to me because it represents how much I have been blessed to have great influences and role models in life,” stated Zavala. “With the help of exemplary parents, students and all the people I have had an opportunity to work with; I have been able to accomplish my dream of becoming a teacher. This award represents my passion for the job and doing my best to positively influence students and provide them with the tools and a vision of success so that they can also accomplish their dreams.”

Zavala teaches a 3rd grade bilingual class at Amistad Elementary.