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City Honors 2020 Community Awardees

Mayor Larry Klein and the City Council presented the 2020 Sunnyvale Community Awards in a virtual ceremony due to COVID-19 restrictions. The video premiered on Facebook and YouTube on Sept. 19.

The Community Awards recognize the dedication and hard work of community members across a variety of fields who have made a difference in Sunnyvale.

This year’s awardees are:

  • Distinguished Resident of the Year – Greg and Kristi Bodzioch (E-sports)
  • Educator of the Year – Jesus Ramirez (Fremont High School)
  • High School Student of the Year – Peri Plantenberg (Homestead High School)
  • Business of the Year – Sunnyvale Community Services
  • Contribution to the Arts – Jan Knight
  • Environmental Achievement – Kristel Wickham
  • Mayor’s Award of Excellence (individual) – Michael Johnson (Sunnyvale Downtown Association)
  • Mayor’s Award of Excellence (group) – Our Daily Bread

Nominations are now open year round and we are accepting award nominations for the 2021 Community Awards. Don't wait to nominate!

September 21, 2020