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PCS announces Support Employee of the Year semifinalists

Nov.18, 2020

The semifinalists in the 2020-2021 Support Employee of the Year recognition program were named for Pinellas County Schools. They were selected from a group of 146 nominees.
Semifinalists for 2020-2021 were chosen in five categories:
Classroom Support
•Tue Tran, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary, Bilingual Assistant I
•Jeanette Rios, Anona Elementary School, Paraprofessional
•Tammi Risk, Azalea Elementary School, Medical Behavior Assistant

•Bettye Newsome, Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle, Bookkeeper I
•Brandi Newton, Seminole Middle School, Secretary III
•Yolanda Simmons, Boca Ciega High School, Secretary II

Food Service
•Thomas Mungall, Safety Harbor Middle School, Food Service Manager IV
•Allison Dexter-Boyer, Palm Harbor Middle School, Food Service Assistant
•Pamela Clark, Douglas Jamerson Elementary School, Food Service Specialist

•Penny Bouchard, Cypress Woods Elementary School, School Security Officer
•Brandi Maki, Sutherland Elementary School, Licensed Practical Nurse
• Amelia Angarano, Nina Harris ESE Center, Licensed Practical Nurse

Plant Operations
•Dianne Adams, Richard L. Sanders School, Plant Operations Specialist
•Alphonso Huntley, Azalea Middle School, Head Plant Operator
•Dorothy Skonecki, Blanton Elementary School, Head Plant Operator

On Dec. 4, a top winner in each category will be announced. The five category finalists will be eligible to become the district's overall winner as the 2020-2021 Support Employee of the Year. The overall winner will be nominated as the district’s representative for the Florida School-Related Employee of the Year. Achieva Credit Union sponsors the district’s Support Employee of the Year recognition program.