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Spartan Pride Award

April 2021

Congratulations to Amy Browning, TWIX Program Coordinator, for being named the Spartan Pride Award winner for April. The award is to recognize a USD 216 employee who has gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively impact our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model.

We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated: Jose Infante, Regine Eslinger, Jennifer Wieberg, Amy Long, and Daniel Reyes.

Amy Browning

March 2021

Congratulations to Kelsey McEntee, Elementary Secretary, and Food Service Clerk, for being
named the Spartan Pride Award winner for March. The award is to recognize a USD 216 employee
who has gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to
learn and grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who
positively impact our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and
encourage our students to model.
We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated:
Amy Browning, Sonia Infante, Judy Steinbrink, Amy Long, Cindy Skipper and Daniel Reyes.

Spartan Award Kelsey

USD 216 would also like to thank Scooter’s Coffee for providing a $25 Gift card for our winner
this month.

February 2021

Congratulations to Dustin Petrus, Maintenance/Transportation/Grounds, for being named the
Spartan Pride Award winner for February. The award is to recognize a USD 216 employee who has
gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to learn and
grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively
impact our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our
students to model.

Dustin

USD 216 would also like to thank Kearny County Bank for providing a $25 Gift card for our
winner this month.

January 2021

Congratulations to Grace Garcia, Migrant ESL Para, for being named the Spartan Pride Award
winner for January. The award is to recognize a USD 216 employee who has gone above and
beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan
Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively impact our students.
These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model.
We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated:
Madeline Gurney, Becky Kinyon, Heather Ball, Sheryl Smith, Amy Browning, Daniel Reyes, and
Yi Su.

Grace Spartan Pride

USD 216 would also like to thank Plank’s BBQ for providing a $25 Gift card for our winner this
month.

December 2020

Congratulations to Ana Rojas, Elementary ESL Para, for being named the Spartan Pride Award
winner for December. The award is to recognize a USD 216 employee who has gone above and
beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan
Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively impact our students.
These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model.
We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated:
Tracy Meinzer, Kelsey McEntee, Graciela Garcia, Gayle Tackett, Sheryl Smith, Amy Long, Molly
Morgan, and Matthew Nonhof.

Ana Rojas

USD 216 would also like to thank Kearny County Bank for providing a $25 Gift card for our
winner this month.

November 2020

Congratulations to Veronica Aparicio, 3rd Grade Teacher at USD 216, for being named the Spartan Pride Award winner for November. The award is to recognize a USD 216 employee who has gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively impact our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model.

We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated: Mitchelle Perez, Ana Rojas, Graciela Garcia, Jose Infante, Irma Infante, Amy Calderon, and Jessica Miller.  

Veronica Aparicio

USD 216 would also like to thank Scooter’s Coffee for providing a $25 Gift card for our winner this month.   

October 2020

Congratulations to Gilbert York, our Director of Facilities, Transportation, and Grounds at USD 216, for being named the Spartan Pride Award winner for October. The award is to recognize a USD 216 employee who has gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively impact our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model.

We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated: Viviana Martinez, Dustin Petrus, Amy Cox, Madeline Gurney, Melissa Larson, Ana Rojas, Graciela Garcia, Veronica Aparicio, Ovanda Partridge, and Molly Morgan. 

Gilbert York

USD 216 would also like to thank Kearny County Bank for providing a $25 Gift card for our winner this month. 

September 2020

Congratulations to Molly Morgan 2nd Grade Teacher at Deerfield Elementary for being named the Spartan Pride Award winner for the month of September. The award is to recognize a USD 216 employee who has gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is a great place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who make a positive impact on our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model.

We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated: Dustin Petrus, Kelsey McEntee, Gayle Tackett, Veronica Aparicio, and Amy Browning. 

 

 

Molly Morgan

USD 216 would also like to say thank you to Scooter's Coffee for providing a $25 Gift card for our winner this month.