Andrew Rascon of Chandler’s Fulton Elementary Kids Express and the ICAN program in Chandler are finalists for Arizona Center for After-school Excellence awards.
Rascon is up for Outstanding After-school Professional and ICAN is up for Outstanding After-school Program. Winners will be announced Saturday, Nov. 2, at the 12th annual Arizona Statewide After-school Conference & Awards of Excellence Luncheon at the Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N. Third St.
Finalists were selected by an independent panel of judges. Winners receive a cash award, certificate of recognition from Gov. Jan Brewer and paid admission to the Arizona Center for After-school Excellence professional development conference.
For more information on the center, which is dedicated to the enhancement of youth development and educational achievement through quality after-school programming, or the awards, go to azafterschool.org.