Superintendent Santorno wins Award of Educational Excellence

9/25/2017 | TACOMA, Washington

Superintendent Carla Santorno won the Crystal Eagle Award for Educational Excellence Sept. 15 at a ceremony in Seattle hosted by the Tabor 100 organization.

Tabor 100, an association of entrepreneurs and business advocates, supports economic power, educational excellence and social equity for African-Americans and the community at large.

The Crystal Eagle Award symbolizes strength, vision, and determination and represents the highest level of recognition and appreciation that Tabor 100 bestows. The award recognizes the leadership of individuals who work to create partnerships across cultural, economic, social, political, geographic, or educational boundaries.

Tabor 100 presented the award at its Captains of Industry Gala, which featured appearances by Gov. Jay Inslee and U.S. Rep. Adam Smith. The organization also honored Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland with its Excellence in Public Service Award.