Westerville Education Association Celebrates Teachers at Spring Reception


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Educators of the Year.     

 

 

 

On Wednesday evening, May 1, 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 Rev. Rick Vilardo, Vice President of the Westerville City Schools Board of Education. 

Friends of Education awards were given to Demia Kandi, Michelle McClure and therapy dog Maddie, the Annehurst Garden Club, and Laura Robinson. 

Retiring educators Cathy Van Wassen, Sue Zimmerman, Scott Paynter and Carol McLain were recognized. 

The 2018-2019 Educators of the Year are:

Elementary Schools

Alcott, Jennifer Gentil                                   

Annehurst, Claudia Redd                         

Cherrington, Ashley Hogan

Early Learning Center, Celeste Miller

Emerson/Longfellow, Bridget Hilinski                                             

Fouse, Amanda Ostendorf

Hanby/St. Paul, Juls Rathje     

Hawthorne, Kerri Keefer

Huber Ridge, Cathy Van Wassen

Mark Twain, Amy McCoy

McVay, Katie Wirthlin

Pointview, Elyson Gerton

Robert Frost, Alisha Porter

Whittier, Heather Alexander

Wilder, Stephanie Fitzpatrick

Middle Schools

Blendon, Josh Ice

Genoa, Jane Burton    

Heritage, Sarah Novak

Walnut Springs, Beth Morvay

High Schools

Central, Kt Cress, Holly Park

North, Bethany Barlow, Kristie Cameron

South/AEC, Shelly Corl, Dave Haney