Sunnyvale Community Awards
Outstanding community members come in all shapes and sizes. Whether it be a Fortune 500 company championing environmental issues throughout their organization or a Senior Center volunteer quietly donating decades of service, each contribution adds to the character of Sunnyvale.
Distinguished Resident of the Year - Patricia Castillo
Outstanding Businessperson - Shanam Saini
Outstanding Community Volunteer - Ed Walzer
Outstanding Contribution to the Arts - Alan Moo
Outstanding Educator - Michelle Edgecumbe
Outstanding Environmental Achievement - Safe Routes to Schools
Outstanding High School Senior - Denzel Campos
Mayor's Award of Excellence - Don Eagleston
Once per year, the City honors outstanding individuals and organizations with the presentation of Community Awards. Last year’s award recipients included: a high school teacher leading his students to real-world environmental change, a Sunnyvale Historical Museum volunteer using his love of technology to “digitize” archives of old tapes and photos, and a beloved veterinarian serving the Sunnyvale community for over 20 years.
During the State of the City event on Saturday, September 7, the Mayor and City Council presented the following Community Awards: