DUBOIS – The DuBois Area School District Board of Directors recognized exemplary eduators and support staffers on Wednesday night.
The recommendations came from the administration. There were seven nominees in both categories, with two from each category being recognized as exemplary.
The 2007 Exemplary Educator of the Year award was awarded to Paula Foradori and Diana Uberti.
“I have nothing but the utmost respect for Mrs. Uberti,” said Sharon Kirk, superintendent. Of Foradori, Kirk said that she is the personification of professionalism.
Others nominated for Exemlary Educator of the Year were Marcia Fleck, Jennifer Fye, Irene Hartzfeld, Kelly McCall and Rebecca Sensor.
Marelene McCracken and Steven Swauger were named the 2007 Exemplary Support Persons of the Year. Kirk said that McCracken, a health aide, does wonderful things for the children at Highland. Kirk also said that Swauger, head custodian, is one of the district’s best employees
Others nominated for the Exemplary Support Person of the Year were Jody Barton, Kathy Bowser, Lisa DeMotte, Brenda Hendricks and Karen Lepionka.