The Mercury News – Pizarro: Honor Night for ALearn

HONOR NIGHT: Education nonprofit ALearn honored four outstanding students and educators Wednesday night at its annual Dream Makers Dinner at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. Lizbeth Martínez, a seventh-grader at Bernal Intermediate School in San Jose, was recognized as ALearn’s Outstanding Math Acceleration Program Student, and Los Altos High ninth-grader Jacquelin Ramírez was honored as the Outstanding Catalyst High School Student.

Edgar Chavarria, a San Jose State student, received the award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant for his work with the Catalyst High School class at Independence High School, which is also his alma mater. And Paul Moss, a ninth-grade math teacher at San Jose’s Yerba Buena High, was presented with the Outstanding Teacher award. And they all shared the spotlight with ALearn’s Dream Makers honoree, former Aglient CEO Ned Barnholt.

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