Four County Career Center held their annual Retirement Reception and Employee Service Awards honoring staff members for years of service to the school district.
Words of appreciation were given by Superintendent Tim Meister and plaques were presented to staff members with a total of 330 years of experience who retired from the Career Center during the past school year. Shown above are retirees (FRONT – LEFT TO RIGHT) Bonnie Slough, Office Manager (39 years); Susan Restivo, Director of Student Services (35 years); Janet Christenson, GRADS Instructor (23 years); Beverly Emch, Teaching Professions Instructor (6 years); Beckie Allison, Workforce Development/Job Placement Coordinator (20 years); Kay Stannard, Cosmetology Instructor (37 years); Martha Michael, Career Assessment Specialist (28 years); (BACK – LEFT TO RIGHT) Mark Siracusa, Electrical Instructor (29 years); Chris Roberts, Guidance Counselor (19 years); Darrell Miller, Law Enforcement & Security Tactics Instructor (20 years); James Fox, Welding Fabrication Instructor (16 years); Dave Mayer, Director of Operations (10 years); James Cooper, Career & Technical Supervisor (7 years); Mike Vandenberghe, Automotive Technologies Instructor (26 years); and Superintendent Meister. Absent from the photo is Larry Summers, Custodian (15 years).
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Those recognized for years of service include:
Five years – Donna Badenhop, Health Careers Instructor; Kenneth Cronin, CBI Instructor; Kathy Delagrange, Interior Design Instructor; Amy Drewes, Receptionist/Secretary; Bryan Etzler, Ag Instructor; Lauren Helberg, Math Instructor; William Jeffery, Career & Technical Supervisor; Stacy Kupfersmith, MH Aide; Bethany Lamb, Ag Instructor; Terri Lavin, Workforce Transitions Coordinator; Linda Mahnke, School Nurse; Lori Meienburg, Guidance Counselor; Daniel Mundrick, Government Instructor; Heather Myers, English Instructor; Kristan Norden, VOSE; Krista Whetro, Cosmetology Instructor; and Matthew Zwyer, English Instructor.
Ten years – Laura Brown, Health Program Coordinator; Dan Frederick, Public Safety Coordinator; Julie Frederick, Adjusted Academic Instructor; Patricia Kitchen, Cafeteria Supervisor; Dave Mayer, Director of Operations; Melissa Parnell, VOSE; and Greta Wagner, Cafeteria Worker.
Fifteen years – Ellie Cichocki, HRD Coordinator; Linda Flesher, Cook; Susan Stamm, IT Programs Coordinator; Larry Summers, Custodian; Susan Sweet, English Instructor; and Robert Williams, Technology Associate.
Twenty years – Matthew Geiger, Software Design & Web Development Instructor; and Darrell Miller, Law Enforcement & Security Tactics Instructor.
Twenty-five years – Jennifer Gerken, Administrative Assistant; Richard Hupe, Career & Technical Supervisor; and Marijene Tomlinson, Career Education/Placement Secretary.
Thirty-five years – Judy Leininger, Computer Applications; and Susan Restivo, Director of Student Services.