CCUSD Principal Dolezal Accepts Award from Spanish Embassy in DC

May, 2017

 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District  

Sonoran Trails Middle School Principal Accepts Award from Spanish Embassy in Washington DC

for Excellence in Teaching Spanish Language


 Mr. Bill Dolezal, proud principal of Sonoran Trails Middle School (STMS), accepted the award for second place in the National Spanish Instruction Award from the Embassy of Spain. The award ceremony took place on May 5, 2017, at the former residence of the Ambassador of Spain in Washington DC.

 The event was hosted by Ambassador Pedro Morenés, accompanied by the Counselor of Education for the U.S. and Canada, María José Fabre González.

 The Counselor of Education in which she highlighted the excellent work of all the participating schools, especially the winners of the contest. “They contribute every day to the spread of the Spanish language and culture and make possible the integration of both English and Spanish as vehicles for learning.”

 Along with the prestige of this award, STMS received a sponsorship from Mester for four staff members to attend a summer class in Spain and a $400 donation of Spanish books and materials to use in their classrooms.

 Bill Dolezal said, At STMS we truly believe that learning a second language is a worldwide commitment and we thank Spain and the Spanish Embassy for their assistance in helping us teach our students in Arizona Spanish.”

 For more information about Sonoran Trails Middle School, located in the Cave Creek Unified School District, please contact Bill Dolezal, Principal, at 480-272-8600 or


Julia Scotto
Executive Assistant to
Dr. Debbi Burdick, Superintendent & Governing Board
Cave Creek Unified School District
480.575.2016 Phone/480.575.2092 Fax

“You are what you do, not what you say.” – C.G. Jung

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