District 200 recognizes teachers, staff
The Hastings School District gave a number of its staff awards for their years of service at the school.
For five years of service, the district recognized Lori Best, David Clark, Diane Cooke, Nick Erickson, Kelly Ferris, Tom Fuchs, Roseanne Kafczynski, James Klimek, Erin Lee, Michelle Munger, Edward Muniak, Michelle Myrick, Diane Peterson, Darrell Pipo, Lisa Poncelet, Emily Preston, Katie Richardson, Kate Ries, Sarah Rutherford, Charise Skoog, Julie Skoyen and Michael Versland.
For 10 years of service, the district recognized Nancy Alitz, Christy Baum, Susan Beskau, Robin Bitzegaio, Suzanne Cook, Sarah Fox, Colleen Franzen, Joy Isackson, Diane Kolmer, Andrew Lutz, Katie McCarville, Tammy McMenomy, Karen Neenan, Cindy Oppold, Heidi Ritt, Kay Rowan, Judy Thue, Kim Wald, Ken Wilkins and Michael Willette.
For 15 years of service, the district recognized Barb Angerman, Michelle Bartkey, Linda Bindman, Jackie Cobian, Carol Gorgus, Melanie Haugen, Carolee Kaiser, Marie Kapsner, Susan Karnick, Patty Kleis, Donna Klemetsrud, Cindy Kost, Joan Lorentz, Amy Mares, Lori Marsh, Jim McCarthy, Jillaine McGovern, Lynn Muench, Tammie Sieben, James Sill, Teri Thompson and Kurt Zabel.
For 20 years of service, the district recognized Mary Paula Deane, Jan Hanson, Tim Jones, Jane Mattson, Rochelle Nielsen, Lynn Penrod, Ellen Rademacher, Patricia Rebarchik and Dirk Wassink.
For 25 years of service, the district recognized Deb Barker, David Draves, Susan Esler, Barb Ginther, Mary Hamilton, Jan Hertel, Jim Huberty, Becky Mann, Greg Sandkamp, Pat Sellner, Lynette Wayne and Maryann Wochnick.
For 30 years of service, the district recognized Cathy Banks, Mary Bartley, John Dewall, William Kaiser, Jarl Olson and Daniel Reinardy.
For 35 years of service, the district recognized Deb Duea, Mary Kay Pilla, Barb Wedekind, Janice Woxland and Joanne Zak.
For 40 years of service, the district recognized Yvonne Compart and Joan Frost.
Teachers of excellence
The 2010 Hastings teachers of excellence, (Education Minnesota Hastings Teacher of the Year nominees) are Lori Best, math, middle school; Theran Busse, social studies, middle school; Natalie Cardell, English, high school; Ellie Lundstrom, math, middle school;
Heather Novalany, FACS, middle school; and Kathee Zeien, special services, high school.