Congratulations to all of the staff members who were honored at a staff ceremony in August.
Receiving district-level employee of the year awards were:
Administrator of the Year: Carla Wilson, principal, Barrington Elementary School
District Teachers of the Year: Lauren Brown, school psychologist, Barrington Elementary School, and Mark Walter, 2nd grade, Greensview Elementary School
Classified Employees of the Year (photo at left): Tremont Elementary School Head Custodian Scott McKinney, Operations; Cheryl Davis, Transportation; Upper Arlington High School Cook Monique Kindrix, Food Service; and Hastings Middle School Head Building Secretary Karen Hampel, Secretarial/Bookkeeping
Support Staff Employee of the Year: Nate Johnson, Technology
Receiving building-level teacher of the year awards (photo at left) were:
Brett Gambill, 5th grade, Windermere Elementary School
Kelsey Knight, intervention specialist, Tremont Elementary School
Emelia Paff, kindergarten, Burbank Early Childhood School
Sarah Santilli, music, Jones Middle School
Kerri Schill, media specialist, Hastings Middle School
Nancy Volksen, language arts, Upper Arlington HIgh School
Anna Wallace, intervention specialist, Wickliffe Progressive Elementary School
Also honored with a Nancy Losekamp Career Development Leadership Award for their work to engage students in service learning were: Ashley Stechschulte, Barrington; Deborah Tarr, Jones; and Kim Brown, UAHS.
Additionally, 27 staff members were recognized for 20 years of service to Upper Arlington Schools, and two employees were recognized for 30 years of service.