2015-2016 LifeChanger Award Winner: Beau Menchaca

Beau Menchaca is a Higher Education Coordinator at Century High School, part of the Santa Ana Unified Public Schools in Santa Ana, CA. The vision that he has for the school, along with his ability, dedication, and commitment to students is making a difference for everyone at Century High School.

On March 30th, we surprised Mr. Menchaca at a school open house to let him know that he won a LifeChanger Award this year! Mr. Menchaca will be receiving a $1,500 personal cash award, as well as a $1,500 donation to his school, Century High School.

Beau Menchaca

On a daily basis Mr. Menchaca works hard to make sure everyone knows that higher education is an option for them. The Higher Education Center is open to everyone, regardless of their grade point average or grade, and Mr. Menchaca boosts it success by getting parents involved, inviting colleges to come and present, organizing Centurion week to celebrate students who are on course to graduate on time and working with students one-on-one to determine the next steps for them.

The vision that Mr. Menchaca has for the school, along with his ability, dedication and commitment to students is making a difference for everyone at Century High School. Whether it is by celebrating student achievement, recognizing the contributions of members of the school community or by re-vitalizing the Higher Education Center, he constantly contributes to make his school a better place for all.

To read the comments left for Mr. Menchaca, visit his nominee profile here.