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PCS announces the 2021-2022 Support Employee of the Year semifinalists

Nov. 5, 2021

Support Employee of the Year 2021-2022 Semifinalists

The Support Employee of the Year semifinalists were selected from a group of 139 nominees.

Congratulations to the semifinalists, who were chosen in five categories:

Classroom Support

  • Nicola Rishel, Orange Grove Elementary School, Child Development Associate
  • Laura Wilhelm, Sutherland Elementary School, Library Media Assistant
  • Michelle Alfred, Seminole Middle School, Family and Community Liaison

Maintenance/Safety/Health/Transportation

  • Jennifer Reznick, Cypress Woods Elementary School, Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Theresa Jeffords, San Jose Elementary School, Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Jennifer Miller, Safety Harbor Elementary School, Licensed Practical Nurse

 Food Services

  • Franja Eastling, Carwise Middle School, Food Service Manager III
  • Jodie Gedenberg, Sandy Lane Elementary School, Food Service Manager II
  • Clarence Miller, High Point Elementary School, Food Service Manager IV

Plant Operations

  • William Hart, Skycrest Elementary School, Head Plant Operator – Elementary
  • Edward Wallace, Lakewood Elementary School, Head Plant Operator – Elementary
  • Patrick Callahan, Largo Middle School, Plant Operator

Clerical

  • Latasha Gilbert, Gibbs High School, Secretary/Bookkeeper
  • Barbara Frank, PK-12 Performing Arts Office, Secretary/Bookkeeper
  • Angela Dressback, Osceola Fundamental High School, Secretary IV

On Nov. 11, a top winner in each category will be announced. The five finalists will be eligible to become the district's overall 2021-2022 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.