CHEROKEE – At an informal gathering in the west gym of the high school on May 12, 2022, several USD 247 staff members were recognized.
Years of Service Awards
5 years: Caitlyn Brummett, Mary Clugston, Jason Gregory, Ryan Wydick, Lacey Wilbert, and Madison Thompson.
10 years: Larry Malle, Scott Butler, and Kaci Tredway.
15 years: Jim Rockers and Cherie Witt.
20 years: Gaye Clark, Colleen Lacher, and Marta Ward.
25 years: Denise Burns
35 years: Brenda Waugh and Becky Martin
This award honors colleagues who have served as a teacher of youth for 25 years: Joyce Fox
Perfect Attendance Awards
Donnie Coltrane, Phil Hobbs, Bruce Washington, and Maya White.
Customer Service Awards
Nominees: Meg Wheeler, Tina Westervelt, Bruce Washington, Amber Guymon, Mary Clugston, and De Hamblin. Recipients were Bruce Washington and De Hamblin.
COVID Badge Recipients
District nurses, Lacey Wilbert and Micah Harris, were awarded COVID Badges for all their diligent, hard work in maintaining COVID protocols.
There were five retirements this year: Debbie Clawson – 34 years, Colleen Lacher – 20 years, Becky Martin – 35 years, Daniel Renn – 29 years, and Tammie Taylor – 11 years. We wish all the retirees the very best. Enjoy your permanent vacation!
Here are a few additional photos taken during the luncheon.