GEM Award Recipients Honored on April 18


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Westerville Parent Council, Roush Honda, the Deputy Superintendent of Schools, the Treasurer and the Westerville City Schools Board of Education recognized Great Educator and Mentor (GEM) award winners at a reception and special ceremony held at Westerville North High School on Monday evening, April 18.  GEM awards are given to individuals who make a difference in the lives of the students in the Westerville School District.  All GEM winners promote the welfare of pupils in the home, school and community, and each goes above and beyond the call of duty. This year, 27 deserving individuals and one business were recognized as GEM award winners.  The 2015-2016 GEM Award recipients are:

 

Preschool

Early Learning Center.......Laurie Shepherd

 

Elementary Schools

Alcott......................Leslie Rosen

Annehurst...............Shayne Fletcher

Cherrington............ Kim Millington

Emerson..................Lesley Walden

Fouse......................Kenwyn Chambers

Hanby......................Stacy Keenan

Hawthorne...............Rebecca Limes

Huber Ridge............Nichole Thomas

Longfellow...............Dr. Christopher Wanner

Mark Twain..............Kemily Palmer

McVay......................Nicole Dezen

Pointview.................Tiffany Hughes

Robert Frost.............Eric Indiciani

Whittier.....................Brea Jennings

Wilder.......................Marilyn Rogers

 

Middle Schools

Blendon.....................Nell Liston

Genoa.......................Terry Van Huffel

Heritage....................Jennifer Cole

Walnut Springs..........Dwight Back

 

High Schools

Westerville Central.....Kyle Sutton

Westerville North........Kendra Polito

Westerville South.......Jeanette Talamo

 

District

Andrew Boatright

Lauren Hoffman

Lesley Walden

David Walker

 

Terry Gordon Business Award

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