Front row, left to right: Marco Garza, Estella Lerma, Rosa Esparza, Eddie Perez, Patricia Urquizo. Back, left to right: Ben Smith, Raz Gutierrez, Don Rollins, Paula Scott, Joe Nicosia, Bear Bryant, and President John Garrison.
San Marcos Baptist Academy (SMBA) recently recognized employees with service awards to celebrate their 135 combined years of tenure. At a schoolwide ceremony, the awards were presented by Academy President John Garrison
A member of the school laundry staff, Rosa Esparza, was honored for 45 years of service. She had already set the record several years back for most continuous service.
Pins for 15 years of service were given to technology director Bear Bryant, nurse Paula Scott and laundry staff Patricia Urquizo. Estella Lerma, also an employee in the school laundry, was honored for 10 years of service.
Faculty members Don Rollins and Marco Garza, Dean of Boys Benjamin Smith, Dormitory Hall Director Joe Nicosia, ISS Supervisor Erasmo Gutierrez, technology assistant Scot Brinkley and maintenance staff member Eddie Perez were honored for five years of service.