Congratulations to the Winners of the 44th Annual Community Awards Night
Jan 30, 2015 12:23PM
● Published by Jennifer Neys
Award Night Winners. Photo courtesy of the City of Pleasant Hill.
The 44th Annual Community Awards Night was held on Thursday, January 29th at the Pleasant
Hill Community Center.
The winners of the seven competitive award categories were:
Citizen of the Year – Katherine Bracken, an active volunteer with Pleasant Hill Library
Educator of the Year – Tony Gallardo, math teacher at Pleasant Hill Middle School
Teen of the Year – Barune Thapa, Senior Class President at College Park High School
Business of the Year – Jason & Kathy Olson, Pleasant Hill Grocery Outlet
Green Award – Sue Kaar, teacher and founder of Pleasant Hill Middle School’s Earth Club
Green Business Award – Pello & Mary Walker, Daily Digital Imaging printing company
Community Plus – Mario Moreno, City Engineer with the City of Pleasant Hill
The Mayor’s Award for 2014 was given to Patrick Remer (Pleasant Hill Senior Librarian), The
City Channel crew and the producers of Inside Pleasant Hill, a local video news and features
program which is broadcast on the City Channel.