West Carroll honors staff

Stephanie Lehman

West Carroll School District held its End-of-Year Appreciation and Recognition Breakfast Monday, June 3, at the middle school.

Stephanie Lehman, a special education instructor, was named the 2018-19 West Carroll Teacher of the Year. The award is sponsored by the Savanna-Thomson State Bank.

Teacher of the Year for each district building were presented to the following:

•WCPS—Amber Findlay.

•WCMS—William Timm.

•WCHS—Stephanie Lehman.

The following retirements were recognized:

Dan Hartman, WCHS ag teacher, 31 years; Laurie Swanson, WCPS kindergarten teacher, 22 years; Brenda Gable, WCMS assistant cook, 29 years; Cindy Weems, director of Food Services, 35 years.

The following service awards were presented:

•45 years—Kenny Lego, bus driver.

•40 years—Juanita “Bootsie” Holmes, bus driver.

•30 years—Tamara Haag, WCPS 4th grade teacher; Colleen Herman, WCPS 2nd grade teacher; Don Mathey, WCHS ag teacher.

•25 years—Eileen Carlson, WCHS English teacher; Kim Falk, WCPS 4th grade teacher; Tracey Rein, WCPS principal.

•20 years—Kari Baisden, WCPS counselor; Emily Bressler, WCHS band director; Shelley Herbst, WCPS 1st grade teacher; Mary Jo Kelley, WCMS 5th grade teacher; Rhonda Law, WCPS special education teacher; Sue McIntyre, WCHS instructional aide; Mike Rowson, WCMS math teacher; Jennifer Sandrock, WCPS special education teacher.

•15 years—Dawn Beyer, WCHS instructional aide; Jan “Niff” Kloepping, WCPS head custodian; Lori Wurster, WCPS instructional aide.

•10 years—Zach Adams, WCHS science teacher; Sheri Blake, WCMS special education teacher; Pat Foltz, WCMS science teacher; Jared Green, WCPS custodian.