Westerville Education Association Educators of the Year.
On Wednesday evening, May 2, 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 Gerrie Cotter, President of the Westerville City Schools Board of Education.
Friends of Education awards were given to Nancy McFarland, Ann Morahan and Jim Knapp.
Just one retiring educator was honored this year – Joe Carr, a guidance counselor at St. Paul.
The 2017-2018 Educators of the Year are:
Alcott, Heather Lewis
Annehurst, Jordan Hall
Cherrington, Katie Flaiz
Early Learning Center, Julie Motyka
Emerson/Longfellow, Melissa Harps
Fouse, Betsi Byers-Spurlock
Hanby/St. Paul, Amber Cunningham and Diane Plumb
Hawthorne, Jenny Scherer
Huber Ridge, Shari Hoerner
Mark Twain, Beth Cumming
McVay, Joselyn Wagner
Pointview, Tonya Mariscal
Robert Frost, Alison Dragovich
Whittier, Sarah Lang
Wilder, Jami Patton
Blendon, Kathy Benton
Genoa, Lisa Lunn
Heritage, Patrick Acocks
Walnut Springs, Maria Soisson
Central, Jordan Kennedy, Rebecca Riccobono
North, Bonnie Leonard, Catherine Stathulis
South/AEC, Jen Baker, Kathryn Feucht