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2022 Crystal Apple

2022 CRYSTAL APPLE RECIPIENTS AND NOMINEES

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The Crystal Apple Excellence in Education Awards provides recognition for outstanding educators, administrators and support staff of local K-12 schools in Hillsboro. Award nominees are nominated by their peers, parents and students based on their efforts to: Promote and model life-long learning as key to students’ future success. 

Crystal Apple Award Recipients 
Those of us who were privileged enough to attend the 17th Annual Crystal Apple Awards Dinner on Thursday, Apr. 21, at the beautifully-renovated Venetian in downtown Hillsboro, were treated to an inspiring evening where we learned about some of the amazing things our staff members are doing each day to make education engaging, relevant, and meaningful for our students. While each of the 33 nominees is a winner, there were ten who received Crystal Apple Awards: Administrator - Janette Johns, Sonta Thompson, Dave Vickery; Licensed - Terry Alexander, Mike O’Connor, Sheila O’Leary, Laury Rodriguez; Classified - Jesus Exiquio, Elizabeth Foglesong, Stephen Moreno. Congratulations to each of you! You make us extra Proud to be HSD!

Recipients

Name

Position

Location

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Administrator

David Vickery

Principal

Hilhi

Sonta Thompson

Assistant Principal

Poynter MS

Janette Johns

Vice Principal 

Glencoe HS

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Licensed

nullMichelle BradySafety & Emergency Preparedness Manager

Safety Office

nullSommer Kirk1st Grade Teacher

Brookwood ES

nullAndrew EnglenTechnology and News Team Teacher

South Meadows MS

Terry Alexander

Teacher (CTE Technology)

Hilhi

Mike O'ConnorCTE Instructor - Architectural Drafting and Woodworking

Glencoe HS

nullBrianna PhelpsHealth Teacher

Glencoe HS

Sheila O'Leary1st Grade Teacher

Quatama ES

nullDavid WalkerSpanish Teacher

Liberty HS

nullMichelle KimCounselor

Liberty HS

nullAmy Fifth-LinceSocial Studies Teacher

Liberty HS

nullBarbara KraftSocial Studies Teacher

Liberty HS

nullMandy MajorLife Skills Case Manager/Special Education Teacher

Quatama ES

nullNoah SimonsonKindergarten Teacher

Quatama ES

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Nardy Laporte

Preschool Teacher - Dual Language

Minter Bridge ES

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Brandi Tarrel

Language Arts Teacher

Oak Street Campus

Laury Rodriguez

Academic Options Teacher

Liberty High School

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Allison Lawson

6th Grade Teacher

Jackson Elementary

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Jeanine Sevenau

6th Grade Teacher

Jackson Elementary

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Robin Ng

Counselor

West Union Elementary

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Kim Harrington

4th/5th Grade Teacher

West Union Elementary

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Shannon Jones

4th Grade Teacher

Quatama Elementary 

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Support Staff

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Jesus ExiquioGraduation Coach for the Class of 2023

Liberty HS

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Amy James

Admin Support and Health Room Assistant

Liberty HS

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Dave Huebsch 

SPED bus driver and support assistant

Transportation

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Irina McDonald

SPED bus driver and support assistant

Transportation

nullCarin Stronczek Wellness Coach

Brookwood Elementary

nullTricia GuerechitOffice Manager

Hilhi

Stephen MorenoGraduation Coach and Head Wrestling Coach

Hilhi

nullEsperanza Reyes DeloresCustodian

Glencoe HS

Elizabeth FoglesongBilingual Instructional Assistant

Eastwood ES