The Huntley 158 Education Foundation recognized honorees at its annual Employee Recognition Banquet on March 12. At the banquet, the Foundation recognized a teacher and employee from each school and the District Office, as well as naming an overall Teacher of the Year and School Employee of the Year.

Marlowe Middle School’s Suzanne Starnes was named Teacher of the Year, and Heineman Middle School Program Aide Peggy Bergquist was named School Employee of the Year.

The honorees from each building were:

  • Mackeben Elementary: Lisa Pontious, Kim Friendreis
  • Conley Elementary: Brandi Wargo, Kathy Purdom
  • Heineman Middle School: Lacey Vitale, Peggy Bergquist
  • Early Childhood Center: Carlie Hall, Cathi Mikutis
  • Chesak Elementary: Melissa Juergensen, Rosa Solis
  • Martin Elementary: Catherine Vandy, Cindy Botterman
  • Marlowe Middle School: Suzanne Starnes, Lynda Byrne
  • District Office: Dee DuBrock
  • Leggee Elementary: Cara Contreras, Mike McGee
  • HHS: Steve Styers, Deb Gustafson

Congratulations to all of our outstanding honorees!

The event was held prior to statewide guidance limiting gatherings.

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