Anchorage School District honors Denali Award Recipients for Fall 2013
Award is highest district honor given to employees
One Anchorage School District employee and two teams of colleagues were chosen by a committee of peers to receive the prestigious Denali Award, a bi-annual recognition program that honors employees who have shown outstanding achievement, service and dedication in ensuring every student has the opportunity to achieve his or her potential. The Anchorage School Board recognized the winners at its meeting Monday night.
The fall 2013 winners are:
*Carole Schimscheimer, Girdwood K-8 School
*Highland Tech Charter School staff
Amelia Johnson, Barbara Thurston, Lynda Barnes, Gladys Stokes, Adam Robinson, Meghan Mahoney, Kelly Daugherty, David Frame, Michael Welge, Karis Koett-Sena, Diana Burbank, Darren Kellerby, Kate Koll, Michelle Carton, Todd Burningham, Jan Gilbert and Nicole Crosby
*Mears Middle School front office staff
Mary Andrus, Bob Dockter and Cindy Lelake
Read about all of the winners' work in the school board memorandum at http://bit.ly/1e1OHB8.
Congratulations to the nominees: Trevor Snyder, Chugiak High School and Kristen Denton and Ann Faulkner, Kincaid Elementary School.
Supervisors have the opportunity to nominate employees each fall and spring. Nominations often include letters of support from co-workers and members of the community detailing why the employees are considered outstanding in their field of work.