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FBISD recognizes employees with years of service milestones; names Paras of the Year, District Employees of the Year and Teachers of the Year during annual event

During the District’s annual Employee Service Awards, Flour Bluff ISD celebrated achievements of nearly 150 employees. During the event, over 110 employees were recognized for achieving years of service milestones. In addition, the District’s Paraprofessionals of the Year, District Employees of the Year and Campus Teachers of the Year were announced  for their above the line service to our students and the District. Twenty employees were celebrated for coming to work every day this school year and achieving perfect attendance. 

The Employee Service awards was also a time to celebrate employees concluding their school district careers with Flour Bluff ISD. District employees in attendance gave a standing ovation to the nine retirees who have a combined 238 years of service to our District! Congratulations to our 2018 Retirees: Belinda Aguilar, Myriam Bell, Karen Carden, Dr. Jeanette Elliott, Barbara Espitia, Donna Gadberry, Carol Holloway, Dr. Alicia Needham and Margaret Slaughter.

The event concluded with the surprise announcement of this year’s District Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year. Earlier this spring each campus selected their campus Teacher of the Year. These individuals were asked to submit a portion of the Texas State Teacher of the Year essay as part of the judging process for the District’s Teacher of the Year program. The two individuals who won were selected by District Administrators and Campus Principals based off their responses to the essay. Evalynn Sherrod, Special Education Teacher at the Intermediate Campus, was named the District’s Elementary Teacher of the Year. Shannon Gillespy, Theatre Arts Teacher at the Junior High, was named the District’s Secondary Teacher of the Year. Each of these individuals move on to the next round, ESC-Region 2 selection process, in the Texas Teacher of the Year program. Texas Teacher of the Year is the highest honor the state of Texas can bestow on a teacher and is facilitated by the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA).

Congratulations to all the FBISD employees who received awards and recognition during the 2018 Employee Service Awards:

Campus Teachers of the Year

Christina Martinez
ECC

Connie Moore
Primary

Michelle Atkinson
Elementary

Evalynn Sherrod
Intermediate

Shannon Gillespey
Junior High

Jesse Buttler
High School

5 Years of Service

Tiffany Adamson
Marisela Andrade
Mary Angelini
Carla Arisano
Carla Bautista
Johnny Bautista
Micki Beauregard
Jacqueline Bonds
Janet Bove
Marie Timo Castillo
Hollie Crenshaw
Junnel Decio
Steven Dial
Monica Flores
Angela Fries
Lisa Garza
Kyndra Gaither
Heather Greer
Scott Groza
Elia Hernandez
Jesus Hernandez
Sylvia Hinojosa
Brittany Hurst
Benjamin Huwel
Amanda Jensen
Diana Johnson
Dee Dee Jones
Joan Justin-George
Donna Katicich
Sarah Laza
Denise McCoy
Stephanie Medina
Jessica Meek
Cindy Melendez
Brittany Montemayor
Gabriela Palm
Carmen Perez
Michael Perez
Jennifer Pogue
Marivel Sandoval
Darryl Smith
Cesar Tanalas
Emily Tilton
Terri Tolan
Crystal Vallejo
Justene Viera
Annette Washington
Michelle Weepie
Petra West
Kimberly Whitt

10 Years of Service

Rebecca Almaguer
Anna Barrera
Terry Cederstrom
Carrie Darst
Leticia Day
Eric DeWolfe
Gayle DeWolfe
Julie Dugan
Martha Galvan
Sherrill Hill
Carol Holloway
Danny Jackson
Chip Johnston
Eduardo Lazaro
Gerry Lazaro
Martha Lewis
Lacie Panknin
Tracey Anne Ritchie
Codie Rowe
Allison Schaum
Victoria Shaffer
John Sherrod
Erin Steward
Jody Tobola
Gina Valdez
Brenda Valls

15 Years of Service

Stephen Bonds
Maria Catalan
Laura Cazalas
George Bob Chapman
Veronica Cristan
Kelli Floyd
Salvador Garcia
Sandra Garcia
Michelle Hammock
Joe Huerta
Karen Jackson
Madonna Kesselring
Tracey Majek
Chanel Lawson Owens
Pamela Parks
Jessica Philomeno
Daymon St John
Robert Steagall
Edgar VanGeem

 

20 Years of Service

J. Bryan Beauchamp
Allyison Burdett
Angela Clark
Candelaria Rangel
Alyssa Roaten
Penny Robinson
Amy Seeds

25 Years of Service

Sandy Bussell
Josephine Hatch
James McMinn
Barbara Naugle

30 Years of Service

Syntia Gonzales
Lori Kroll
Susan McCarn
Rudy Rojas
Lisa M. Williams

 

Perfect Attendance

Micki Beauregard
Anthony Brookes
Maria Carlson
Melissa Daly
Rommel Eridao
Bruce Henry
Silvia Hinojosa
Benjamin Huwell
Esterlita Ihde
Richard Ihde
Angela Jones
Katherine Kellar
Gloria Lagal
Angelica Lara-Garcia
Steven Robey
Claudia Smykla
William Tirado II
Matthew Vallejo
Joseph Vallone
Lora Vasquez

Paraprofessionals of the Year

Cindy Melendez
ECC

Nicole Kerls
Primary

James Espinosa
Elementary

Monique Gray
Intermediate

Tracie Henderson
Junior High

Marilee Henson
High School

District Employees of the Year

Domingo Rojas
Maintenance

Jose Perez
Custodial

Amanda Lopez
Transportation

Vida DeMonroy
Nutrition

Christine Foutch
Central Office