Westerville Education Association Celebrates Teachers at Spring Reception


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On Wednesday evening, May 6, the Westerville Education Association (WEA) hosted its Annual Reception at Villa Milano.  WEA President Rhonda Gilpin presided over the event, during which time a number of awards were presented. 

Superintendent John Kellogg addressed the packed house, as did Tracy Davidson, President of the Westerville City Schools Board of Education. 

Friends of Education awards were given to Linda Weiler, Linda George and Ann and Jeff Wakefield.

Retiring educators were also honored:  Tim Allen, Cindy Baker, Diane Brewer, Jim Gaul, Michele Lynn Gelzleichter, Elizabeth A. Glenn, Kathleen Gordon, Laura Hance, Denise Katz, Tracey Kearnes, Jane Milligan Leemhuis, Lori Malicoate, Todd M. McDavid, Duane E. McDonald, Jr., Esperanza R. Morgan, Rocky Anthony Pentello, Kimberly Rostorfer, Mary Rubadue, Candace Shicks, Robin Shrilla, David P. Smith, Katie Stapleton, Bob Talley, Sandie Trask-Tyler, and Cathy Twyman. 

 

The 2014-2015 Educators of the Year are:

Elementary Schools

Alcott, Lee Johnson                                       

Annehurst, Christine Eshenbaugh

Cherrington, Katie Stapleton

Early Learning Center, Anna Webber

Emerson, Shannon Goebler

Fouse, Heather Griffith

Hanby, Kelly Balaz

Hawthorne, Evan McIntyre

Huber Ridge, June Kellum

Mark Twain, Debbie Dunlap

McVay, Joan Klemek

Pointview, Stephanie Lester

Robert Frost, Eric Indiciani

Whittier, Kari Rouse

Wilder, Shelli Speakman

 

Middle Schools

Blendon, Jeff McMillan

Genoa, Erica Hinkle   

Heritage, Danielle Brown

Walnut Springs, Amy Van Sickle

 

High Schools

Central, Michael Park, Lauren Pratt

North, Elizabeth A. Glenn, Jessica Waites

South/AEC, Todd M. McDavid, Steve Blocker