John Glenn High School science teacher Mitch L’Angelle was honored May 11 for 25 years of extraordinary leadership among students and colleagues by the Teachers Association of Norwalk-La Mirada (TANLA) at the We Honor Ours (WHO) Awards Banquet.
“I truly love working at Norwalk-La Mirada because of my fantastic colleagues in education and the students whom I care deeply for their growth and success in life,” L’Angelle said. “I accept this award on behalf of all the hard-working teachers in Norwalk-La Mirada.”
L’Angelle has spent his entire Norwalk-La Mirada Unified career at John Glenn High. Originally hired in 1991 as a physical education teacher, L’Angelle quickly transitioned into the classroom, and now teaches anatomy/physiology and biology, as well as serving as the chairman of the science department.
“Mitch L’Angelle is a man of great character,” TANLA President Clay Walker said. “His willingness to participate in association activities and so often be a voice of reason has served his colleagues and the District very well. We are proud to honor him.”
L’Angelle is a member of the NLMUSD Superintendent’s Cabinet, where his thoughtfulness and clarity are held in high regard. He also serves on the NLMUSD Teacher of the Year selection committee and the TANLA scholarship committee.
“Whether as a teacher, department chair, site representative or member of the Superintendent’s Cabinet, Mitch L’Angelle is a man of leadership and integrity,” NLMUSD Superintendent Dr. Hasmik Danielian said. “Congratulations to Mitch for receiving this prestigious honor.”
The WHO Award is given annually to a colleague in recognition of outstanding contributions to education, involvement in the local teachers association as well dedicated and active participation in the California Teachers Association.
“Mitch L’Angelle is a model representative for John Glenn High School,” NLMUSD Board President Karen Morrison said. “His service to the District has been invaluable.”
NLMUSD_TANLAWHO1: John Glenn High School science teacher Mitch L’Angelle was honored May 11 for 25 years of extraordinary leadership among students and colleagues by the Teachers Association of Norwalk-La Mirada (TANLA) at the We Honor Ours (WHO) Awards Banquet.