Nine to Receive Westerville City Schools A+ Awards


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At the Westerville City Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday, October 24, nine exemplary employees will receive A+ Awards:

  • Amy Farris, media specialist, Central;
  • Michelle Lowe, 2nd grade teacher, Cherrington;
  • Brenda McDonald, study hall monitor, Genoa;
  • Bob Neal, custodian, Huber Ridge;
  • Becky Nitz, assistant manager of Transportation;
  • Chris Poynter, ESL teacher, Hawthorne;
  • Rachel Schultz, MD primary intervention specialist, McVay;
  • Emily Winship, 6th grade math teacher, Blendon; and
  • Mary Zarley, secretary, Longfellow. 

A+ Awards honor outstanding school employees whose actions demonstrate:

  • Support of the district’s Mission Statement, which is “To prepare students to contribute to the competitive and changing world in which we live;”
  • Willingness to go above and beyond normal expectations in support of students; and
  • Behavior consistent with one or more of the district’s values, including respect, inclusiveness, community, communication, collaboration, innovation, nurturing, trust and accountability.