Selina Alonzo has taught English at Maryvale High

School for the past six years. A

graduate of ASU, she mentors students and is active with many student groups,

including Panthertown, a program to help students positively impact their

school and community. She was recognized as the Phoenix Union High School

District Teacher of the Year in 2009 and was received the Esperanza Latino

Teacher Award in 2010.