CARE Award – September 2016

Canby Kiwanis and the Canby Business Community are pleased to announce the following Canby Area Recognition of Excellence (C.A.R.E.) Award recipient:

CINDY GONZALEZ, Eccles Elementary School Building Engineer.

Principal Andy McKean nominated Cindy for the award because she “shows tremendous initiative and demonstrates amazing pride in how our school looks in every area at every moment.”

Cindy was instrumental in helping teachers empty their classrooms over the summer for a carpet installation. She also navigated the delivery of 12 pallets of curricular materials.

“In all my years of administration, I’ve yet to have a custodian with a more positive, flexible, and willing attitude,” explained Mr. McKean.

For her recognition, Ms. Gonzalez received a plaque courtesy of Canby Kiwanis and will be able to select from a variety of contributions from local businesses.

If you know a staff member you feel positively impacts the lives of students in Canby School District, please take the time to nominate them! Nomination forms are available online through the Canby School District website ( or the Canby Kiwanis ( website. For more information, please call 503-266-0004.