Optimist Club honors educators

From left: Malibu Optimist Phil Gajic; Kathleen Ruse of Our Lady of Malibu School; John Sibert, Mayor of Malibu; Susan Baltrushes of Juan Cabrillo Elementary; Kristina Cook of Webster Elementary; Lynne Flowers of Malibu High; Luke Sferra of Malibu High; Mary Tafi, of Juan Cabrillo Elementary School; Laura Rosenthal and Malibu Optimist Ken Kearsley

The Malibu Optimist Club, with help from Geoffrey’s Malibu, recently hosted its fourth annual Excellence in Education awards breakfast at Pepperdine University where they honored local educators.

The teachers were selected by their peers for the awards for their contributions to Malibu students.