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10.22.15 - BACR is extremely proud of Verna Springer, Site Coordinator at Emerson Elementary, who today received a well-deserved honor in the award of “After School Visionary Leadership” from California Department of Education, After School Division. Each October during the Lights On Afterschool celebrations at the State Capitol, this accolade is bestowed on “one or more individuals who have worked several years in the field of after school and have demonstrated leadership, innovation, compassion, creativity, resourcefulness, and dedication in operating stellar after school programs.” This award was presented to Verna by Superintendent of Instruction,Tom Torlakson.  Our congratulations and thanks to Verna for her leadership!