USD 497 and Truity Credit Union will honor outstanding classified staff (one per semester) for fostering cooperation and open communication, working as an effective team member, successfully accomplishing professional tasks and goals, promoting trust and respect, and demonstrating leadership, accountability, a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic.
Nominate deserving classified staff anytime by sending a letter of nomination to the Superintendent in care of Julie Boyle, executive director of communications.
Previous Class Act Award Recipients:
Erik Haden, Langston Hughes Elementary custodian
Lisa Jones, Prairie Park Elementary administrative assistant
Justin Deaver, Free State High special education paraeducator
Travis McPherson, Lawrence High building and grounds team lead
Emily Cates, Lawrence High athletics secretary
Shelley Vann, Lawrence High work experience job coach and paraeducator
Marsha Abbott, Hillcrest Elementary kitchen manager
Sarah Hamlin, human resources benefits compliance coordinator
Tom Lauts, facility maintenance supervisor
JoAnn Devin, Sunset Hill Elementary school secretary
Nikki Naumann, Cordley Elementary cafeteria manager
Larry Fish, Pinckney Elementary head custodian
Andi Anderson, Woodlawn Elementary school secretary