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Achieve. Award

Rubidoux High School Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

Thank you for the many years of support in our community!

2016 - Todd Chard

    Rubidoux graduate, Rubidoux teacher!  Thank you for all you do!


2015 - James Bowman



2014 - Linda Chard

    Linda Jean Engelauf was born July 2, 1949 at Riverside Community Hospital to Rubidoux natives Vallie and Beverly Engelauf. Linda grew up in the Jurupa Unified School District, and has spent all of her life, thus far, living in the Rubidoux area. She attended Ina Arbuckle and Rustic Lane for Elementary school, and Jurupa Junior High for Middle School. She spent four years (1962-1967) at Rubidoux High School. While at Rubidoux... (read full story here)


2013 - Troy Adams

    From the time he was born, Troy Adams has been racing toward greatness. After all, it’s in his blood. His family opened Adams Kart Track, now Adams Motorsports Park, in Rubidoux over 50 years ago. It was the first African American owned racing facility in California and is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the western U.S. Troy has proudly represented Rubidoux by obtaining several recognition's for his commitment to the community such as... (read full story here)


2012 - Rhonda Fuller

    Mrs. Fuller’s association with Rubidoux High School began on as an incoming freshman.
Mrs. Fuller’s high school career included serving as President of the FFA as well as the Southern Region FFA Secretary.  She participated in Livestock judging and showing, Parliamentary Procedure, and landscape design.  She was also a member of the schools speech and debate team... (read full story here)



2011 - Dr. Herbert Weber


2010 - Robert Hernandez


    Mr. Hernandez’s association with Rubidoux High School began on September 12, 1966 as an incoming freshman at Rubidoux.  After graduating in 1970, Mr. Hernandez became a member of the US Air Force and attended Cal Poly Pomona.  Mr. Hernandez is a wonderful example of serving his community.  He has served as President of the Board of Directors of the Jurupa National Little League, served as the Jurupa Chamber of Commerce Board President for two years and is currently serving as immediate past president of the Chamber of Commerce.  He is also currently serving as Board Member and President of the Jurupa Area Recreation and Parks District which, during his tenure, has seen the creation of Vernola Park and improvements to Knolls and Agate parks.
    Robert “Bob” Hernandez exudes dedication.  He is committed to helping kids.  Not only is he a leader but he is a team player.  As a member of RHS’s 50th Anniversary Committee, he was one of our biggest supporters.  Mr. Hernandez sought out others whom he urged and motivated to donate to RHS while personally donating his time and money.  He is earnest and astute.  He strives to give more than he receives.  His passion is admired and his follow-through is consistent.  Mr. Hernandez contributed to making RHS’s 50th Anniversary Celebration a success and has since continued to help our students feel connected to Rubidoux and aspire to be successful through his various works.  Bob, thank you so much for caring about our kids.  You are amazing!


2009 - Staci Della-Rocco


    Staci Della-Rocco graduated Rubidoux High School in 1977, where she was very involved in the vocal music program.  After graduation, she first attended Citrus College and was a member of the Citrus Singers.  She then went on graduate, and obtain her teaching credential from Cal State Fullerton.  She began teaching at Rubidoux High School in 1983. (read more here)

2008 - Harrison Cole, Jr.

2007 - Barbara Dunn

2006 - Phillip Engelauf

2005 - Johnny Mosher

2004 - Verne Lauritzen

2003 - Fernando Gonzales