Principal for a Day March 22




Business and community leaders from across the San Gabriel Valley will learn what it is like to be a school principal as they support schools and provide high school scholarships at the annual “Principal for a Day” event on March 22, 2023.  Schools in the Bassett, Hacienda La Puente, and Rowland Unified School Districts will invite community leaders to be “guest” principals tomorrow morning as they shadow school administrators and tour school sites. Hosted this year by Bassett Unified, a virtual presentation will honor the 13 student scholarship winners by Dr. Alejandro Alvarez, Superintendent of Bassett Unified School District.

The following high school senior students and adult education students will be presented $500 scholarships to further their education:

Bassett High School: Valeria Palomera and Samantha Castellanos

Bassett Adult School: Maryah Munguia

La Puente High School: Jesus Castro

Los Altos High School: Tyler Gregory

Wilson High School: Ellie Hung

Workman High School: Perla Colin

Valley Alternative High School: Luis Solis

Willow Adult Education: Breena O’Neill

John A. Rowland High School: Katelyn Chi

Nogales High School: Ricardo Cuautle

Santana High School: Nicole Montoya

Rowland Adult and Community Education: Christine Vivirito Rodriguez


Thank you to the following Principal for a Day event sponsors who make the PFAD student scholarships possible: Arey Jones Educational Solutions, First General Bank, Ledesma & Meyer Construction Company, Inc., Los Angeles County Supervisor, Hilda L. Solis, First District, Walnut Valley Water District, SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, Leal & Trejo, A Professional Corp., Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio 48th Assembly District, Assemblywoman Lisa Calderon 56th Assembly District, Congresswoman Grace Napolitano 32nd Congressional District, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, Credit Union of Southern California, Keenan & Associates, PBK, Architects, Schneider Electric, tBP/Architecture, VMA Communications, Balfour Beatty, Chaffey Federal Credit Union, First Financial Credit Union, Industry Business Council, and Upper San Gabriel Valley Water District.  


Considered the region’s most comprehensive annual community outreach program for more than four decades, “Principal for a Day” is a business and education partnership.  The event features a partnership between local education agencies along with the Regional Chamber of Commerce San Gabriel Valley.