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Joe Cutajar Named December Golden Apple Recipient

This month's Classified Golden Apple recipient, Joe Cutajar, was nominated by Billy Dekom and Yvonne Shiu. Joe is the SMHS School Plant Operations Lead. 

Here is what his colleagues had to say about him:

"Over the past 17 years, Joe Cutajar has proven to be an invaluable asset to San Mateo High School and the District. His fellow M&O staff members describe him as hard-working, dedicated, and a person who leads by example. He shows us all what it really means to be a hard worker. And he helps inspire this same solid work ethic in his coworkers."

"He takes great pride in his work and has high expectations for himself and the crew. Joe is efficient, responsive, follows school rules, policies and procedures. He regularly informs his supervisor, as well as the administration of any issues, just an all-around hard worker, who is very respected for the job he does. If there is a request, Joe will get it done. He often checks his email during the day before his shift, so that he stays on top of things. I enjoy seeing him every night on his rounds to check in with him to see how things are going."