Congratulations 2023 ‘Those Who Excel’ Award Winners!
Last month 31 Rockford Public Schools employees and volunteers were honored at the Those Who Excel education awards program.
The annual celebration honors individuals in seven categories who have made outstanding contributions to education. The statewide program is co-sponsored locally by RPS 205 and the Rockford Education Association.
Nominees and winners are noted below. Congratulations!
2023 Nominees & Winners:
Winners are noted in bold.
Education Service Personnel Non-Certified
Corrina Delacy - West View Elementary School
Heather Hall - Guilford High School
Eh Hser - Bilingual Department
Wendy Jasinski - Lathrop Elementary School
Dan Marinelli - Custodian, Summerdale Early Childhood Center
Jennifer O'Leary - Whitehead Elementary School
Susan Young - Auburn High School and Roosevelt Community Education Center
Student Support Personnel Certified
Jessica Berg - Instructional Coach, Ellis Elementary School
Cindy Beaudry - RESA Middle School
Rachel Lore - Kennedy Middle School
Jannine Patterson - West View Elementary School
Jennifer Peterson - Lathrop Elementary School
Sarah Watson - Jefferson High School
Early Career Educator
Madison Evans - Language Arts Teacher, Kennedy Middle School
School Board Member/Volunteer
Martha Carlson - Volunteer, Conklin Elementary School
Tim Rollins - School Board Member
Health Services Transportation Specialists - Amy Ekstrom and Beth Krominga
Kennedy Middle School Administration Team - Kourtni Gray, Kye Gaffey and Ryan Lambert
Sarah Craig - West View Elementary School
John Cusimano - Jefferson High School
Bridget French - Executive Director of College & Career Readiness
Reid Jutras - Administration
Amish Shah - Guilford High School
Nina Baldwin - East High School
Stephen Berry - Kennedy Middle School
Bernadette Coleman - RESA Middle School
Justin Garnhart - Special Education Teacher, Guilford High School
Tracy Norgart - RESA Middle School
- Those Who Excel Awards