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25th Anniversary of "Principal for a Day" March 1 for Business Leaders to Support Local Schools and High School Scholarships



Special Guest Speaker Physician Dr. Cho-Han Victor Cheng


CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA  – FEBRUARY 26, 2018 – Business and community leaders from across the San Gabriel Valley will support local student scholarships and experience first-hand what it is like to be a school leader at the unique “Principal for a Day” event this week on March 1, 2018.  This is the 25th anniversary of the event where community members tour schools and become guest principals across Bassett, Hacienda La Puente, and Rowland Unified School Districts, and the La Puente Valley Regional Occupational Program.

Attendees are then invited to attend a complimentary luncheon where this year’s special guest speaker will be Dr. Victor Cheng (pictured), a family medicine practitioner and Physician-in-Charge at the Kaiser Permanente Diamond Bar Medical Offices.

Thanks to corporate sponsors, there are 14 high school career scholarships in the amount of $400 presented to high school seniors from each District at the Principal for a Day Luncheon, held at 11:30 a.m. at the Industry Hills Expo Center in the City of Industry. Music Entertainment will be presented by the Workman High School Jazz Combo.                         

This year’s sponsors include: AXA Advisors, California Credit Union, Chaffey Federal Credit Union, Credit Union of Southern California, Del Terra, East Valley Community Health Center, Hacienda Heights Pizza Co., Kaiser Permanente, Ledesma & Meyer Construction Company, Inc., Lifetouch, David & Teri Malkin, Office Depot, Premier Business Equipment, Inc., Schools First Federal Credit Union, and Upper SGV Municipal Water District. For more information on how to become a corporate sponsor or to be a guest “Principal for a Day” at a local school, please contact Brandi Chapman at (626) 854-8303.

The 25th Annual Principal for a Day Event Schedule is below:

            8 a.m. – 11 a.m.                      PRINCIPAL FOR A DAY MORNING SCHOOL TOURS

“Guest principals” are assigned to tour public schools in the communities of Hacienda Heights, Rowland Heights, La Puente, City of Industry, Walnut and West Covina.

                11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.           PRINCIPAL FOR A DAY AWARDS LUNCHEON                                  

(Industry Hills Expo Center- Pavilion - 16200 Temple Avenue, City of Industry)

This year is the 25th Anniversary of “Principal for a Day” with the theme, “Partnerships: The Silver Lining in Education.” The event is considered the region’s most comprehensive community outreach program to promote business and education partnerships. It is a collaboration between Bassett, Hacienda La Puente, and Rowland Unified School Districts, and the La Puente Valley ROP and Regional Chamber of Commerce of San Gabriel Valley.

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