TUHSD | 2024 City of Tempe All-Abilities Honorees



April 5, 2024 – Tempe, AZ - The City of Tempe celebrated the 35th Annual Mayor's All-Abilities Awards yesterday at the Tempe Center for the Arts. The awards champion personal accomplishments and also honor the people and businesses that make Tempe a better place for people of all abilities.

"Today is not just about recognizing achievements; it's about celebrating the spirit of inclusivity that defines our city," said Tempe Mayor Corey Woods. "It's about acknowledging the triumphs of those who have turned obstacles into stepping stones. It’s about embracing possibility."

Tempe Union’s Honorees:

  • Chris Skaggs, Exceptional Educator Award, Transition from School to Work Program
  • Mia Dey, Outstanding Youth, Marcos de Niza High School
  • Johnny Bartlett, Outstanding High School Student, Transition from School to Work Program
  • Savanna Coopwood, Outstanding High School Student, Tempe High School
  • Ramon Gonzalez, Outstanding High School Student, McClintock High School
  • Joshua Jarvis, Outstanding High School Student, Desert Vista High School
  • Daphney Flores Mendez, Outstanding High School Student, Tempe High School

About Tempe Union High School District

Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) is an A-rated school district by the Arizona Department of Education and home to approximately 12,000 students across six high schools. Five TUHSD schools have also earned the A+ Award of Excellence from the Arizona Educational Foundation and three schools – Desert Vista, Mountain Pointe and McClintock - have earned the award twice. It is our vision that all students will graduate with the knowledge, understanding and ability to apply skills necessary for success in college, career and life. For more information, visit www.tempeunion.org.