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Selina Alonzo represents an outstanding commitment to children and families in her community. As an English teacher at Maryvale High School, Ms. Alonzo demonstrates a love of learning and a passion for her profession. She was named her district’s 2009 Teacher of the Year, and was also honored in 2010 with the Esperanza Award given by Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. As a community member, Selina represents urban families by serving on the Board of Directors for The Neighborhood Center, through Neighborhood Ministries. As an expression of her faith, she is committed to working for justice by living, teaching, serving and fellowshipping in the same Phoenix community in which she was raised.