• Marvin Melvin Career Technical Educator Award Winners

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    The Marvin Melvin Career Technical Educator Awards are given to outstanding career-technical educators in Santa Barbara County, in memory of long-time Santa Barbara High School Industrial Arts teacher, Marvin Melvin. Learn more about the award HERE.


    2021 Winners:

    Bill Gourley Bill Gourley- Goleta Valley Junior High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District Wood Shop Teacher

    Miguel Guerra Miguel Guerra- Righetti High School, Santa Maria Joint Union High School District Agriculture Teacher


    2020 Winners:

    Daniel Barnett- Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    AP Studio Art, Portfolio Design Teacher, and Visual Arts & Design Academy Director

    Rebecca Ingrahm- Maple High School, Lompoc Unified School District
    Business Management, Technology and Communications Teacher


    2019 Winners: 

    Richard Johnston- Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Math and Computer Science Teacher, Computer Science Academy Director

    Kevin Smith- Tommie Kunst Junior High School, Santa Maria-Bonita School District
    Industrial Technology and AVID Teacher


    2018 Winners: 

    Chris Mollkoy- Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Construction Technology Teacher

    Dan Howard- Pioneer Valley High School/Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
    Industrial Technology Teacher


    2017 Winners: 

    Caleb Chadwick- Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Construction Technology Teacher

    Rob Hill- Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District
    ROP/CTE Auto Teacher


    2016 Winners: 

    Dave Beatty- Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District
    Advanced CAD Manufacturing Instructor
     
    Tamra Rayn- Instructor, San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Virtual Enterprise, Computer business Application, Instructor

    2015 Winners:  

    Michael Johnson- Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District
    SBCEO ROP Automotive Instructor

    Timmy Palmer- Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Wood Shop Teacher


    2014 Winners:  

    Karen McConnell- Ernest Righetti High School, Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
    Career Technical Education, Communication Technology

    Lee Knodel- Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    ROP//Career Technical Education, Accounting, Economics, Virtual Enterprise


    2013 Winners:  

    Ray Patton- Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District
    Amir Abo Shaeer- Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District

    2012 Winners:  

    Russell Granger-San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Sue Hope- Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District

    2011 Winners: 

    John Dent- Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara Unified
    Barbara Reineke- Santa Maria High School, Santa Maria Joint Union High School District

    2010 Winners: 

    James Bayley- Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara Unified
    Scott Schaller- Cabrillo High School, Santa Maria Joint Union High School District

    2009 Winners: 

    Rick Ceriale- San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Robert Garcia
    - Righetti High School, Santa Maria Jointt Union High School District

    2008 Winners: 

    Marcene Newman- San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Ronald "Chip" Fenenga
    - Santa Ynez Union High School, Santa Ynez Union High School District

    2007 Winners: 

    Michele Humboldt- Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Tony Bauer
    -Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District

    2006 Winners: 

    Bonnie Barber- Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Joe Graack
    -Santa Ynez Union High School, Santa Ynez Union High School District


    2005 Winners:

    Lee Ann Ben Kinney- Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
    Philip Dinter- Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District


    2004 Winners: 

    Lance Ideker- San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District


    2003 Winners: 

    Scott Schaller- Cabrillo High School, Lompoc Unified School District