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2018 Lamp of Learning Award Honorees

Once each year the Washington Elementary School District (WESD) celebrates the unique, exemplary contributions of special members of the #WESDFamily by honoring them with the Lamp of Learning Award. Bestowing this award allows us the opportunity to thank community and staff members for the extras that they do to support the education of our students. This year we honored 32 extraordinary people who represent the Vision, Mission and Values of the WESD.  The Lamp of Learning Award is the highest recognition given in the District. Honorees were celebrated at the Lamp of Learning Awards Dinner on May 4, 2018. We thank all of these wonderful people for their individual contributions to our District.

 

Mary Ann Arteaga, Volunteer, Chaparral Elementary

 

Debra  Atkinson, Academic Interventionist, Lakeview Elementary

 

Charles Baker, Fourth Grade Teacher, Shaw Butte Elementary

 

Lauri Bannick Junge, Psychologist, Sweetwater School

 

Sue Barrowclough, Nurse, Sweetwater School

 

Tim Cullison, Volunteer, Moon Mountain Elementary

 

Robert  DeMarco, PE Teacher, Palo Verde Middle School

 

Jeanette Dibble, Title I Paraprofessional, Manzanita Elementary

 

Amber Fusco, Kindergarten Teacher, Shaw Butte Elementary

 

Phil Garitson, Principal, Cholla Middle School

 

Daniel Hale, Social Studies Teacher, Palo Verde Middle School

 

Kellie Haney, Academic Intervention Specialist, Ocotillo Elementary

 

Alonnie Hanley, Title I Aide, Desert Foothills Junior High

 

Kyra  Harris, Speech Pathologist, Moon Mountain Elementary

 

Tricia Johnson, Principal, Lookout Mountain Elementary

 

Sharon Kahldon, Fourth Grade Teacher, Lookout Mountain Elementary

 

Sherri Larner, Math Teacher, Cholla Middle School

 

Beth Leonard, Program Coach, Roadrunner Elementary

 

Laurie Lisandrelli, Office Technician, Acacia Elementary

 

Carlos Martinez, Social Studies Teacher, Royal Palm Middle School

 

Barbara Mason, Behavior Intervention Specialist, Palo Verde Middle School

 

Kathleen McKeever, Director of Academic Support Programs, Academic Support Programs

 

Vayna Nelson, Office Manager, Lakeview Elementary

 

Julissa Puzzo, Volunteer, Richard E. Miller Elementary

 

Alice Reule, Volunteer, Desert View Elementary

 

Jeff Shaw, Social Studies Teacher, Mountain Sky Junior High

 

Jeff Shedroff, Special Education Reading Teacher, Cholla Middle School

 

Lynn Smith, Music Teacher, Mountain View School

 

Carroll Worsnup, Second Grade Teacher, Sunset Elementary

 

Libby Yoder, Reading Intervention Specialist, Sunburst Elementary

 

Gary and Jane Kriege, Volunteers, Sunset Elementary

 

Lynn Thome, First Grade Teacher, Washington Elementary, Lifetime of Learning Award