Several Rockwood School District staff members and students were honored by Special School District at the SSD Salutes Banquet, March 8.
Below is the list of Rockwood honorees:
· Eureka High School Best Buddies - Special Ambassadors
· Marquette High School Dazzlers - Special Ambassadors
· Dr. Paul Godwin – Green Pines Principal, Special Ambassadors
· Jennifer Paris – Green Pines Elementary, Key to the Classroom
· Monica Sood – Kellison Elementary, Key to the Classroom
· Karen Crews – Rockwood South Middle, Building Block
· Kelly Karas – Eureka Elementary, Building Block
· Brandi Buffington – Fairway Elementary & Lafayette High Psychologist, Lasting Impression
The Special Ambassador Award is the highest recognition given by SSD. The award is presented to community members who demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to the students and/or staff of SSD.
The Key to the Classroom Award recognizes the achievements of excellent educators. Recipients are interviewed by a committee and one is selected as the SSD Teacher of the Year.
The Building Block Award honors SSD's outstanding paraprofessionals for their contributions to the lives of students.
The Lasting Impression Award honors individuals who make a difference in the lives of students within and outside the classroom.