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Mr. Preciado is third CHS teacher to win ‘One Class at a Time’ award

Cibola High School special education teacher Andres Preciado the January "One Class at a Time" award from KECY Fox 9, sponsored by Children's Dental Pediatric Specialist - Dr. John Kempton.

“One Class at a Time” is a program to help fulfill needs of local schools in Yuma County. The campaign awards $500 every month identifying and funding applications for classroom projects throughout Yuma County schools.

“I was surprised that I received the award,” said Preciado, who was presented the award alongside Dr. Kempton, Cibola staff and Ciara Encinas from KECY. “I am happy for the students in my class because they see that we could use new recycling bins for the classrooms as some of them are in bad shape from the use over the year.”

Preciado is the third Cibola teacher to win the award this year and fourth teacher from Yuma Union High School District to win in it since 2017-18. Special Education teacher Tayde Lund was the winner for the month of August and Jonica Flores won for the month of October.

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Eric Patten