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Each semester throughout Hastings Public Schools, staff have the opportunity to nominate their colleagues based on their contributions to the school.

This week, Superintendent Bob McDowell recognized the employees of the first semester for the 2021-2022 school year.

"Congratulations to all of these staff members who are a representation of the awesome Raider staff we are lucky to have in Hastings," he said in the latest Raider Update.

The Raider Employee of first semester are:

Bruce Kummer, custodian at Pinecrest Elementary

Kim Sill, welcome desk, copy center and food service for the district office

Jess Pettit, welcome desk and copy center for the district office 

Michaela Larson, nurse for Pinecrest Elementary

Mike Johnson, principal at Hastings High School

Mindy Tavenier, assistant principal at Hastings Middle School

Suzanne Koplin, nurse at Hastings Middle School

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Sophia Voight is a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette. She is from Oshkosh, WI and graduated from the UW Oshkosh with a bachelor's degree in Multimedia Journalism in 2021. She can be reached with any news tips at svoight@orourkemediagroup.com


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