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The San Juan Education Foundation will identify and support programs in science, technology, arts, and reading through a process that funds Innovative Learning Grants and Project Based Learning Grants.
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Friday, October 14, 2016


Join the San Juan Education Foundation and many of our past Hall of Fame honorees for the 10th anniversary of An Evening with the STARS: An elegant evening celebrating excellence in education. Hear the inside stories of personal and professional accomplishment from the new STARS Hall of Fame honorees as San Juan Education Foundation celebrates a decade of supporting educational excellence.

2016 Hall of Fame Honorees

Alex Honnold
Rock Climber
Mira Loma High School

Kevin Gordon
President and Founding Partner, Capitol Advisors Group
San Juan High School

Amy Brooks
Executive Vice President, Team Marketing & Business Operations at National Basketball Association
Bella Vista High School

Event Flyer [PDF]

Returning Hall of Fame Honorees

Some of the Hall of Fame honorees from past years will be in attendence this year, including:

  • Dr. Joe DeRisi, Co-President, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
  • Holly Lohuis, oceanographer with the Cousteau team
  • Laura Ling, journalist
  • Lt Gen John Goodman - currently on special high level assignment Afghanistan 
  • Dr. Farid Senzai - Middle East expert
  • Roger Niello
  • Fred Teichert
  • Mary Rotelli - CEO Teichert
  • Michele Wong - CEO Synergex/CleanWorld


Proceeds support innovative learning through direct to teacher grants in science, technology, arts, and reading for students in San Juan Unified schools.