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Austen Warburton Community Service Award Winner

November 2019

Please join us in congratulating the Austen Warburton Community Service Award winner, recently retired teacher David Ladd Anderson who was selected by the Mission City Community Fund (MCCF) of Santa Clara. Andreson was presented with his award at the MCCF Charity Auction Dinner Dance on November 2 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. 

As a dedicated teacher in our district from 1991 to 2018, Anderson — known fondly as “Mr. A” — is renown for his love and dedication to music inside and outside of the school district. With his guidance, the award-winning Buchser Middle School Jazz Band performed big band jazz, blues, pop, swing, and Latin-jazz music at a very high level and continuously received high marks at jazz festivals and wowed many crowds.

“Mr. A has played a significant and leading role, year after year, in the musical environment in our community,” wrote MCCF in Anderson’s profile.  

Congratulations to Mr. A on his well-deserved award, we are proud to say you’re one of ours!