2009 Distinguished Alumna
Leslie C. Antosy-Flores
Teacher, Star View Elementary School
2002, Master of Arts, Education (Reading Specialist), National University
1998, Multiple Subject Credential, CSULB
1985, Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts, CSULB
Leslie Antosy-Flores’ record of distinction has earned her regional, state and national recognition as a teacher. She is the three-time winner (2005-07) of Time Warner's Crystal Apple National Teacher Award as well as the California Teachers Association Cesar Chavez Art Contest. She and her class are four-time winners (2003-06) of Time Warner’s Time to Count Reading Program as well as three-time winners of the Dr. Seuss Writing Contest.
In 2008, The Boeing Company selected Antosy-Flores to represent the Ocean View School District at NASA Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala., where she was awarded a Right Stuff Award. As a master teacher and mentor, she volunteers her time to work with CSULB reading method students and student teachers. While attending CSULB, Antosy-Flores was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority and team captain of the fencing team. As an alum, she remains active with the Delta Gamma sorority, serves as a teacher aid for the CSULB Summer Writing Program and attends numerous sporting events.
Born in Tehran, Iran, and raised in San Marino, Calif., she has traveled to all seven continents including Antarctica and shares her experiences with her students. Her twin brother, Stephen J. Antosy IV, earned his B.S. in business at CSULB in 1984.
Antosy-Flores lives in Huntington Beach with her husband, Abe, who is the director of player development for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
From Alumni Awards 2009 program