School District 200 honors its own
Hastings School District paid tribute to its own this week. The annual employee recognition program was held Tuesday at Hastings High School.
Service awards were presented for:
5 years – Linda Becker, Michelle Bump, Jill Casey, Amble Castle, Kayla Dickinson, Marsha Edel, Chad Feikema, Randy Ficker, Jane Fischer, Kathleen Hardy, Cassie Heppelman, Emily Hunt, Lori Hinz, Jodi Husting, Jeanne Kasel, Kyle Kreuser, Bruce Kummer, Andrew Larson, Wendy Livingston, Jane McAllister, April McCaffrey, Josh McLay, Sue Meyer, Amanda Millhollin, Lena Muelller, Laura Newton, Kristen Sellman-Sanchez, Kelly Shaughessy, Beth Shofner, Anna Tlougan, Andrew Valek, Paula Wenker and Cami Williams.
10 years – Karen Arnold, Ron Behnke, Charlie Black, Mark Cernohous, Angela Erickson, Mary Ellen Fox, Kristen Gullicks, Amanda Hadler, Nicole Hering, Jessica Holm, Jessica Holz, Melissa Jensen, Michelle Kirk, Ellspeth Lundstrom, Julie MacDougal, Jan Niederkorn, Dawn Sahouani, Melissa Schill, Dayna Strand and Sandra VanDerBosch.
15 years – Diane Armstrong, Dan Branby, John Carroll, Carlyn Cooper, Jeff Corkish, Kris Demlow, Nic Dressen, Valerie Engstrom, Rochelle Gegen, Kelly Hagen, Justin Hahn, Norma Hodorff, Jeff Hoffman,Carol Howd, Kirk Johnson, Julie Knoll, Patty McNamara, Diane Monson, Beth Nelson, Donald Olson, Bill Ruder, Roseann Swanson and Margaret Westre.
20 years – Joe Beattie, Linda Berg, Mary Cadry, Diane Christensen, Kia Croone, Dave Davenport, Jeff Destross, Jackie Kranz, Shirley Loesch, Julie Malm, Duane Oldham, Jeff Rother, Mary Rowan, Allen Saunders, Patti Schaaf, Brian Schmitz, Vicki Steinke, Anne Stoneberg, Ronda Taylor, and Laura Zabel.
25 years – Scott Foster, Becky Gartze, Cindy Groth, Pam Hoffman, John Kost, Julie Lindquist-Peine, Sherry McPherson-Ness, Cari Meredith, Mary Jo Myers, Patty Novak, Mary Pasch, Janet Zuzek, Tim Schmitz, Liz Snobeck and Richard Wheeler.
30 years – Chris Maul, Jennifer Sande and Lin Warren.
35 years— Laura Bolstad, Susan Hames and Dennis Rickert.
Employees of the Semester – Sue Beskau, Linda Bindman, Jaci Cobian, Randy Ficker, Kris Mamer, Jane Mattson, Patty McNamara, Mark Moberg, Mary Pasch, Mike Rapatz, James Sill and Gay Wilker.
Teachers of Excellence – Rachel Crownhart, Jennifer Herber, Amanda Millhollin, Jim Rohr, Jennifer Sande, Bobbi Seleski and Kathy Warren.
Ed MN Hastings Teacher of the Year – Sara Bremer.
Retirees – Gina Bauer, food service; Laura Bolstad, director of Special Services; Susan Hahn, elementary teacher; Sharon Brown, elementary teacher; Bob Cruse, high school teacher; Roger Esser, Pinecrest principal; Cindy Groth, paraprofessional; Susan Karnick, paraprofessional; Rhonda Keller, middle school teacher; Carole Kirtz, elementary teacher; Wendy Langley, middle school teacher; Suzann Liebeg, middle school assistant principal; Mary Kay Pilla, elementary teacher; Allen Saunders, middle school assistant principal; Kathy Sellner, food service manger for middle school; Rosie Tarnowski, high school teacher; Barb Wedekind, middle school teacher; Gay Wilker, elementary teacher.