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District employee named one of five finalists for state 2019 support employee of the year

May 16, 2019


Anthony “Tony” Langhorne, the 2018-19 Support Employee of the Year for Pinellas County Schools, was named one of the five state 2019 School-Related Employee of the Year finalists. Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran made the announcement today, May 16.  


This award recognizes outstanding education support personnel for the significant contributions they make to students and families in their schools and districts. Each of the finalists will receive a $6,500 cash prize, and the statewide winner will receive $10,000 at the May 22 State Board of Education meeting in Hillsborough County.  


Langhorne is a strong advocate for not only the Transportation Department but also the district. He continually looks for ways to better train district staff. He has a hands-on approach in promoting and conducting any training both within the district and the community. Langhorne is always willing to take on additional responsibilities and tasks with a positive and proactive attitude.


Langhorne is very active in student mentoring where he is deeply involved in the 5000 Role Models of Excellence. He promotes student mentoring and enlists other Transportation Department staff to be involved. He is a positive role model and leads by example through his positive actions.


Anthony “Tony” Langhorne