Posted Date: 05/08/2018
Teachers, staff and volunteers from throughout Andover Public Schools were honored Monday night at the annual Outstanding Service Awards Program and Retirement Reception.
The reception, at Andover High School, is the district’s way of honoring those who stand out in their jobs or volunteer work, as well as to thank those retiring for their service.
Those who were honored include:
Golden Apple - Given to a certified staff member with four or more years in USD 385 who demonstrates educational effectiveness.
Bright Red Apple - Given to certified staff new to the profession who demonstrate educational effectiveness and an ability to inspire students.
School Bell - Given to a classified staff member who has given outstanding contributions to the building or district that had a significant impact on services.
Helping Hands - Goes to a school volunteer in each school who has given outstanding contributions to the building that significantly impacted students.
Gold Key - goes to an individual(s), a business or a community/ civic organization that has made outstanding contributions to the district that significantly impacted the students and the school district.
Spark Award - given to an individual staff member who has played an instrumental role in the district, exudes energy, enthusiasm and excellence in all their endeavors, is an inspiration to others and significantly impacts students and the school district.
BOE $1,000 Scholarship recipients – ACHS: Peyton Burnham and Amanda Lehman AHS: James Hanson and Alexis Way
Retirees – Gilbert Martinez (5 years), Sam Minton (5 years), Connie Glock (10 years), Annette Nickelson (11 years), Ray Barger (15 years), Trudy Dyer (16 years), Gay Troiani (17 years), Annita Evans (18 years), Pat Chambers (20 years), Nancy Martin (22 years), Barb Minton (22 years) and Julie Clopton (37 years).
Congratulations to all of the winners!