Applause for the week of March 16, 2015

Kudos to: Rhonda Farrell Peacock, school nurse

Accomplishment: Named school nurse of the year

Details: Peacock, a registered nurse, was selected for the honor by the California School Nurses Organization Northern Section. She works in the Manteca Unified School District. Peacock has been a school nurse in the district for 13 years.

Kudos to: Bill Pettis, Morgan horse owner

Accomplishment: Named American Morgan Horse Association’s man of the year

Details: Pettis, a Rio Linda resident, has been a Morgan booster for decades. His other activities include participation in the Buffalo Soldiers, a group that recalls the African-American Civil War regiment. He also has presented the Morgan horse to fairgoers watching the California State Fair’s Cavalcade of Horses.

Kudos to: Students at Lincoln Law School

Accomplishment: Successful food drive

Details: Contributed more than 3,000 pounds of nonperishable food items to Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services.

– Bill Lindelof