The Sonoma County Association of School Administrators honored the top employees from among its ranks recently at their annual dinner at Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa.

Claudia Frandsen, the superintendent of Cloverdale Unified School District is the group’s president and gave opening remarks. She is slated to retire at the end of the school year.

The 2012 honorees include:

Superintendent, Special Recognition | Scott Mahoney
Superintendent | Sue Field, Bennett Valley
Elementary Principal | Benita Jones, Mattie Washburn Elementary
Middle School Principal | Kathy Coker, Santa Rosa Middle
High School Principal | Chris Heller, Analy High
Vice Principal | Kestrel Davis, Healdsburg High
Curriculum & Instruction | Arlen Agapinan, Santa Rosa City Schools
Career Technical Education | Stephen Jackson, SCOE
Business Services | Wendy Wood, Geyserville Unified
Confidential Employee | Esperanza Toupin, Santa Rosa City Schools

The appetizers were made by the culinary arts students at El Molino High School.