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Santa Barbara Rotary Club Recognizes Marcia Merrifield

"Marcia Merrifield is particularly gifted in teaching students who are English learners. Her principal, David Ortiz, commends her excellence in effective teaching, her dedication and her passion for guiding students to future success. He sees her emphasis on ongoing effort, engagement in learning and working through adversity as keys to her success.

'Highly effective teachers such as Marcia Merrifield make the difference in students’ lives,' Ortiz said. 'Her gift is clear and unrelenting — love, support and caring.'"

--Noozhawk, April 16, 2015